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Federal highway funds

July 10th, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Oregon could loan $110 million to federal government if transportation funding runs out (Oregonian, 7/10/2014) Draft 2015-2018 STIP for public review [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Education funding

December 27th, 2013 · No Comments · State Legislature

Oregon schools closer to full funding than in years, thanks in part to PERS changes, report says (Oregonian, 12/27/2013) Report on adequacy of public education funding (biennial) Oregon Special Legislative Committee on Public Education Appropriation

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Suicide prevention funding

September 25th, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Human Services

Funding for suicide prevention lacking (Statesman Journal, 9/22/2012)

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School funding and the Quality Education Model

April 26th, 2012 · Comments Off · Quality Education Commission, State Legislature

School cuts fuel UPSET uprising (Portland Tribune, 4/26/2012) Quality Education Model : final report [PDF] (2010) Oregon Quality Education Commission Background brief on– quality education model [PDF] (2010) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Committee Services

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Transportation Investments

February 9th, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Transportation

Gravy Train (Willamette Week, 2/8/2012) Connect Oregon [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Transportation Analysis of the Connect Oregon Program through two project selection cycles [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Transportation, Research Unit

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Common School Fund audit

February 8th, 2012 · Comments Off · Audits Division

State fund mistakenly overpays schools (Statesman Journal, 2/7/2012) Department of State Lands : improve accounting of Common School Fund [PDF] (2012) Oregon Office of the Secretary of State, Audits Division

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Revenue for Oregon counties

January 24th, 2012 · Comments Off · Office of the Governor

Loss of federal forest payments has Oregon counties looking for revenue while having millions that can’t be tapped (The Oregonian, 1/21/2012) Governor’s Task Force on Federal Forest Payments and County Services final report [PDF] (2009) Oregon Governor’s Task Force on Federal Forest Payments and County Services

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Accountability system for schools

January 9th, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Education

Oregon seeks OK to judge schools on overall performance, not success with small groups that typically struggle (The Oregonian, 1/8/2012) Schools in improvement [PDF] (annual), Oregon Department of Education

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Federal timber payments

November 18th, 2011 · Comments Off · State Legislature

Some Oregon counties may cease to function if federal timber payments end (Oregonian, 11/17/2011) Counties face dire straits if timber payments end (Register Guard, 11/17/2011) Secure Rural Schools Act [PDF] (2010), Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Committee Services

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Columbia River Crossing environmental impact statement

September 20th, 2011 · Comments Off · Dept. of Transportation

Columbia River Crossing finances offers a September surprise: $147 million more from Oregon, Washington (Oregonian, 9/15/2011) Columbia River Crossing bridge: $147M more for Washington, Oregon (Statesman Journal, 9/16/2011) Columbia River Crossing : final environmental impact statement and final section 4(f) evaluation [PDF] (2011) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Healthy Kids audit

September 8th, 2011 · Comments Off · Audits Division, Secretary of State

Oregon state audit of Healthy Kids program finds faulty numbers: $4.5 million returned to feds (Oregonian, 9/1/2011) Oregon Health Authority : improve controls over child enrollment reporting and advertising expenditures [PDF] (2011) Oregon Office of Secretary of State, Audits Division

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Oregon Education Investment Team

February 15th, 2011 · Comments Off · Early Childhood and Family Investment Transition Team

Governor creates team to help him remake public schools (Register Guard, 2/12/2011) Gov. John Kitzhaber plans a powerful Oregon education board, connecting school funding to performance (Oregonian, 2/11/2011) Early childhood and family investment transition report [PDF] (2011) Oregon Early Childhood and Family Investment Transition Team

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Spending on wildlife programs

July 27th, 2010 · Comments Off · Audits Division

Oregon spending adequately on wildlife programs, audit says (Statesman Journal, 7/15/10) Measure 66 funding: fiscal accountability for the 2007-2009 biennium [PDF] (2010) Oregon Secretary of State, Audits Division

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Structure of public universities

March 4th, 2010 · Comments Off · University System

State board members debate how to give Oregon universities more freedom (The Oregonian, 2/26/10) The coming crisis in college completion [PDF] (2009) Oregon University System, Office of the Chancellor

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Audit of OHSU funding

January 28th, 2010 · Comments Off · Audits Division

OHSU state funding audit positive, but others disagree (The Oregonian, 1/22/10) State Audit Lauds OHSU’s Use of Tobacco Settlement Dollars (Willamette Week, 1/22/10) State funds resulted in expanded research at Oregon Health & Science University [PDF] (2010) Oregon Secretary of State, Audits Division

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Portland State University governance

December 15th, 2009 · Comments Off · Portland State University

PSU president calls for changes to university governance system (The Oregonian, 12/9/09) Restructuring PSU’s relationship with the state: the case for change [PDF] (2009) Portland State University

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Oregon higher ed crisis?

November 25th, 2009 · Comments Off · University System

Frohnmayer urges higher ed overhaul (The Register-Guard, November 19, 2009) Frohnmayer: make Oregon universities public corporations (The Oregonian, November 19, 2009) Coming crisis in college completion [PDF] (2009) Oregon University System, Office of the Chancellor

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