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Oregon’s labor force

May 20th, 2015 · Comments Off on Oregon’s labor force · Employment Department

Oregon economy is growing, but labor force is shrinking (Statesman Journal, 5/19/2015) Oregon Employers Add 7,600 Jobs In April (OPB, 5/19/2015) Oregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

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Economic and revenue forecast

May 15th, 2015 · Comments Off on Economic and revenue forecast · Dept. of Administrative Services

Economists: Oregon’s ‘full-throttle’ economy will propel tax rebate, higher revenues (Oregonian, 5/14/2015) Revenue forecast: Oregon ‘kicker’ refund grows (Statesman Journal, 5/15/2015) K-12 comes up winners in May revenue forecast (Statesman Journal, 5/15/2015) State revenue forecast: Kicker on the way (Portland Tribune, 5/14/2015) Robust May State Revenue Forecast Means $100 Million More For K-12 Budget (Willamette […]

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Banking scandal

April 27th, 2015 · Comments Off on Banking scandal · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Bank of Oswego’s bid to outsmart the recession brings in the feds (Oregonian, 4/26/2015) Oregon state-chartered banks (quarterly) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Division of Finance and Corporate Securities

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Jobs and employment

April 24th, 2015 · Comments Off on Jobs and employment · Employment Department

Portland hiring climbs back to average, as metro-area unemployment rate drops sharply (Oregonian, 4/21/2015) Local job market strongest in 7 years (Register Guard, 4/22/2015) Jackson County’s March unemployment rate returns to pre-recession level (Mail Tribune, 4/22/2015) Unemployment rate drops in Central Oregon counties (Bend Bulletin, 4/21/2015) Oregon labor force & unemployment by area (serial) Oregon […]

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Unemployment rate

April 16th, 2015 · Comments Off on Unemployment rate · Employment Department

Longterm joblessness remains elevated in Oregon, despite falling unemployment rate (Oregonian, 4/15/2015) Oregon unemployment rate slides below U.S. average for first time since 1996 (Oregonian, 4/14/2015) Oregon unemployment rate finally dips below national rate (Statesman Journal, 4/14/2015) Oregon’s jobless rate drops below the national rate (Register Guard, 4/15/2015) Oregon employment basks in mild winter weather […]

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Oregon’s unemployment rate

March 19th, 2015 · Comments Off on Oregon’s unemployment rate · Employment Department

Oregon unemployment hits lowest point since May 2008 (Statesman Journal, 3/18/2015) Oregon Unemployment Continues Fall In February (OPB, 3/17/2015) Oregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

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Oregon’s employment rate

March 4th, 2015 · Comments Off on Oregon’s employment rate · Employment Department

State jobless rate falls to almost seven-year low (Statesman Journal, 3/4/2015) Mild Oregon Winter Contributes To Sunny Jobs Numbers (OPB, 3/3/2015) Oregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

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Economic and revenue forecast

February 24th, 2015 · Comments Off on Economic and revenue forecast · Dept. of Administrative Services

Oregon’s kicker tax rebate: Q&A on how it works and when you might get it (Oregonian, 2/19/2015) Oregon ‘kicker’ tax rebate of $349 million projected by new revenue forecast (Oregonian, 2/19/2015) Economists: Oregon should expect a tax kicker this year (Statesman Journal, 2/20/2015) Oregon forecasts almost $350 million in state income tax rebates (Register Guard, […]

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Small business report

February 17th, 2015 · Comments Off on Small business report · Secretary of State

Office of Small Business Assistance: 2014 Report (Oregon Secretary of State Blog, 2/10/2015) The state of small business (serial) Oregon Office of the Secretary of State, Office of Small Business Assistance

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State debt limit

January 29th, 2015 · Comments Off on State debt limit · State Treasury

Panel recommends state debt limits (Portland Tribune, 1/29/2015) Report of the State Debt Policy Advisory Commission (annual) Oregon State Treasury, State Debt Policy Advisory Commission

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Oregon’s wine industry

January 27th, 2015 · Comments Off on Oregon’s wine industry · Wine Board

Oregon’s wine industry packs a growing economic punch (Statesman Journal, 1/27/2015) Oregon’s wine industry packs a surprising economic punch (Capital Press, 1/23/2015) The economic impact of the wine and wine grape industries on the Oregon economy [PDF] (2015) Oregon Wine Board

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Oregon’s employment rate

January 22nd, 2015 · Comments Off on Oregon’s employment rate · Employment Department

Oregon economy finished 2014 at record pace of growth (Statesman Journal, 1/21/2015) Jobless rate lowest since ’08 (Register Guard, 1/21/2015) State job growth climbs in late 2014 (Portland Tribune, 1/21/2015) Oregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

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Oregon’s employment rate

December 18th, 2014 · Comments Off on Oregon’s employment rate · Employment Department

Oregon employment surpasses pre-recession levels (Statesman Journal, 12/17/2014) Oregon Added 11,200 Jobs In November (OPB, 12/17/2014) Oregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

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Governor’s recommended budget

December 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off on Governor’s recommended budget · Dept. of Administrative Services

John Kitzhaber releases 2015-17 state budget (Oregonian, 12/2/2014) John Kitzhaber unveils two-year, $18.6 billion budget, proposing big spending on education, new programs (Oregonian, 12/2/2014) John Kitzhaber proposes $100 million housing effort for homeless families with children (Oregonian, 12/2/2014) Oregon’s 7 public university presidents say Kitzhaber budget ‘will not do enough’ (Oregonian, 12/2/2014) What did political […]

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Oregon’s employment rate

November 21st, 2014 · Comments Off on Oregon’s employment rate · Employment Department

Five years into the economic recovery, jobs and people are coming back in Oregon (Oregonian, 11/19/2014) Governor touting highest job gain since his first term in 1995 (Statesman Journal, 11/19/2014) Oregon adds nearly 10,000 jobs; most in 20 years (KTVZ, 11/19/2014) Oregon’s employment situation [PDF] (Serial) Oregon Employment Department

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Economic and revenue forecast

November 14th, 2014 · Comments Off on Economic and revenue forecast · Dept. of Administrative Services

Kicker? Oregon expects higher revenues than forecast, possibly triggering refund (Oregonian, 11/14/2014) Job growth, wages on the rise in Oregon (Statesman Journal, 11/14/2014) Forecast raises hope of Oregon tax kicker (Register Guard, 11/14/2014) Democratic legislative leaders upbeat about economic/revenue report (Portland Tribune, 11/14/2014) Oregon economic and revenue forecast (quarterly) Oregon Department of Administrative Services

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Highway and bridge repair

November 13th, 2014 · Comments Off on Highway and bridge repair · Dept. of Transportation

ODOT to Oregon lawmakers: Find $5.1 billion for bridges and roads, or watch economy collapse (Oregonian, 11/13/2014) Rough roads ahead : the cost of poor highway conditions to Oregon’s economy [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Transportation Oregon highways seismic plus report [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Gaming revenue

October 10th, 2014 · Comments Off on Gaming revenue · Dept. of Administrative Services

Gambling left behind by the broader economic recovery in Oregon, elsewhere (Oregonian, 10/10/2014) Betting the minimum [PDF] (2014) Oregon Office of Economic Analysis

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Oregon’s employment situation

September 17th, 2014 · Comments Off on Oregon’s employment situation · Employment Department

Oregon unemployment rises as thousands join resurgent labor market (Oregonian, 9/17/2014) Oregon jobless rate jumps (Register Guard, 9/17/2014) Oregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

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Economic and revenue forecast

August 28th, 2014 · Comments Off on Economic and revenue forecast · Dept. of Administrative Services

Oregon revenue forecast: Up $70 million with ‘razor thin’ margin from triggering a ‘kicker (Oregonian, 8/28/2014) 5 things to know about Oregon’s revenue forecast (Statesman Journal, 8/28/2014) State edges closer to ‘kicker’ refund (Portland Tribune, 8/28/2014) Oregon economic and revenue forecast (quarterly) Oregon Department of Administrative Services

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