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Governor’s recommended budget

December 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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 · No Comments · 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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Oregon’s employment situation

August 12th, 2014 · No Comments · Employment Department

Oregon jobs report, coming today, will reveal if employers cut back again in July (Oregonian, 8/12/2014) Oregon’s employment situation (serial) Oregon Employment Department

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Oregon’s employment situation

July 16th, 2014 · No Comments · Employment Department

Recent Oregon job losses underscore the recovery is far from complete (Oregonian, 7/16/2014) Oregon Unemployment Rate Flat In June; Jobs Down (OPB, 7/16/2014) Oregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

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Employment and underemployment

June 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Employment Department

Oregon underemployment rate falls this spring as thousands fewer workers stuck in part-time jobs (Oregonian, 6/18/2014) State says Oregon adding jobs at strong rate (Statesman Journal, 6/18/2014) State adds jobs in May as economy bumps along (Portland Tribune, 6/18/2014) Oregon’s Unemployment Rate Holds Steady For May (OPB, 6/18/2014) Gov. Kitzhaber: “Oregon’s economic recovery is on […]

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Nursery industry

June 16th, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Agriculture, Employment Department

The growing nursery business (Portland Tribune, 6/12/2014) Nursery news (serial) Oregon State Department of Agriculture Oregon’s nursery industry : a history of growth – before the great recession recession [PDF] (2012) Oregon Employment Department

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Non-resident workers

June 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Employment Department

Commuter economics: What happens when 7 percent of Oregon’s workforce lives elsewhere (Oregonian, 6/9/2014) Oregon’s nonresident workers [PDF] (2014) Oregon Employment Department

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Young workers in Oregon

June 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Employment Department

Young workers in Oregon are an ‘endangered species,’ new state report claims (Oregonian, 5/29/2014) Endangered : youth in the labor force [PDF] (2014) Oregon Employment Department

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Economic and Revenue Forecast

May 29th, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Administrative Services

Oregon revenue up, but no kicker (Statesman Journal, 5/29/2014) Oregon economic and revenue survey (quarterly) Oregon Department of Administrative Services

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Unemployment rate

May 20th, 2014 · No Comments · Employment Department

Oregon Counties Show Steady Improvements To Jobless Rates (OPB, 5/20/2014) Oregon Labor Force & Unemployment by Area (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

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Oregon’s unemployment rate

May 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Employment Department

As hiring picks up across Oregon this spring, unemployment rate levels off (Oregonian, 5/14/2014) Oregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

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Oregon’s employment situation

April 16th, 2014 · No Comments · Employment Department

Oregon economy gains back lost ground as job growth rises to housing-boom levels (Oregonian, 4/16/2014) Oregon employers add many jobs in March as economic growth accelerates (Statesman Journal, 4/16/2014) Oregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

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Job and occupation forecast

March 17th, 2014 · No Comments · Employment Department

Where the new jobs are in Oregon (Oregonian, 3/13/2014) Job growth returning to normal levels (Statesman Journal, 3/15/2014) Employment projections by industry & occupation (biennial) Oregon Employment Department

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Oregon’s unemployment rate

March 5th, 2014 · No Comments · Employment Department

Oregon jobless rate down to 7 percent (Register Guard, 3/4/2014) Oregon Unemployment Rate Drops To 7 Percent (OPB, 3/4/2014) Oregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

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State parks and biking

March 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Parks & Recreation Dept., Travel Oregon

Oregon Top Five: Ideas for Oregon state parks (Statesman Journal, 3/2/2014) The economic significance of bicycle-related travel in Oregon [PDF] (2013) Travel Oregon Oregon scenic bikeways [PDF] (2012) Travel Oregon Oregon scenic bikeways [PDF] (2013) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department

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