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Salmon license plate money

December 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Driver and Motor Vehicle Services, Plan for Salmon and Watersheds

Oregon license plate money, meant for endangered salmon, instead funds Salem bureaucrat’s salary (Oregonian, 12/02/2014) Put a salmon on your plate! [PDF] (2007) Oregon Plan for Salmon and Watersheds Oregon vehicle license plate manual [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Transportation, Driver and Motor Vehicle Services

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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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PERS reforms and state budget

October 28th, 2014 · No Comments · State Legislature

What happens if the Supreme Court overturns PERS cuts? (Statesman Journal, 10/27/2014) Budget implications if the Supreme Court overturns PERS reforms [PDF] (2014) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Fiscal Office

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Oregon least corrupt state

August 25th, 2014 · No Comments · U.S. Dept. of Justice

Best state in America: Oregon, for its lack of corruption (Washington Post, 8/22/2014) New Report Says Oregon is Nation’s Least Corrupt State (Willamette Week, 8/25/2014) Report to Congress on the activities and operations of the Public Integrity Section for … (annual) United States Department of Justice, Public Integrity Section

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State Library reference room

August 19th, 2014 · No Comments · State Legislature

Why is the state library closing its research room? (Statesman Journal, 8/19/2014) Workgroup on Libraries & Archives in Oregon State Government, Feb 2012, report [PDF] (2012) Workgroup on Libraries and Archives in Oregon State Government

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Gender pay gap

August 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Bureau of Labor and Industries, Council on Civil Rights

A deeper look at women’s pay (Statesman Journal, 8/18/2014) Women paid 88 percent of men in state government (Statesman Journal, 8/11/2014) 6 facts about the gender pay gap in Oregon government (Statesman Journal, 8/11/2014) Pay inequality in Oregon [PDF] (2014) Oregon Council on Civil Rights Equal pay for equal work : overview and summary [PDF] […]

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Supervisory ratio

May 15th, 2014 · No Comments · State Legislature

Report: Manager ‘cuts’ in state agencies may be an illusion (Statesman Journal, 5/15/2014) Review of implementation of legislation related to the ratio of supervisory to non-supervisory employees in state agencies with more than 100 authorized positions [PDF] (2014) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Fiscal Office

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2013-15 budget increase

July 19th, 2013 · No Comments · State Legislature

Oregon’s budget sees biggest increase since the recession (Oregonian, 7/18/2013) 2013-15 legislatively adopted budget, general fund/lottery funds, summary [PDF] (2013) Oregon State Legislature

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State agency accounts receivable

February 25th, 2013 · No Comments · State Legislature

Oregon is owed more than $3 billion (Statesman Journal, 2/24/2013) Report on liquidated and delinquent accounts receivable [PDF] (annual) Oregon State Legislature

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10-year-plan for Oregon

June 4th, 2012 · Comments Off · Office of the Governor

Volunteers to help shape budget (Statesman Journal, 6/3/2012) 10-year plan for Oregon : building the foundation for the future [PDF] (2012) Oregon Office of the Governor, 10-Year Plan for Oregon Executive Committee

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Government Waste Hotline reports

May 1st, 2012 · Comments Off · Secretary of State

State auditors questioned nearly $8 million in public funds in 2011: Oregon Politics Roundup (Oregonian, 4/26/2012) Government Waste Hotline [PDF] (annual) Oregon Office of the Secretary of State

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Public contracting audit

February 15th, 2012 · Comments Off · Audits Division, Secretary of State

Audit finds no abuse in Oregon’s public contracting system (Statesman Journal, 2/13/2012) Agencies ensured contracts with former state employees were properly awarded [PDF] (2012) Secretary of State, Audits Division

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Future state agency budgets

August 30th, 2011 · Comments Off · State Legislature

Agencies asked to become leaner in coming years (Oregon Capitol News, 8/30/2011) Compiled Budget Notes 2011 Legislative Session [PDF] (2011), Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Fiscal Office

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Department of Energy audit

June 16th, 2011 · No Comments · Audits Division

Oregon Publishes Energy Department Audit (Oregon Public Broadcasting, 6/16/2011) Department of Energy : strengthen procedures and documentation [PDF] (2011) Oregon, Office of Secretary of State, Audits Division

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Government Waste Hotline

February 15th, 2011 · Comments Off · Audits Division, Secretary of State

Hotline helps uncover government waste (Statesman Journal, 2/13/2011) Report on the Secretary of State’s Government Waste Hotline [PDF] (annual) Oregon Office of the Secretary of State, Audits Division

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2011-2013 budget analysis

February 9th, 2011 · Comments Off · State Legislature

Report outlines budget challenge facing lawmakers (Statesman Journal, 1/30/2011) Analysis of the … current service level (biennial report) Oregon State Legislature, Legislative Fiscal Office

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Governor’s recommended budget

February 8th, 2011 · Comments Off · Dept. of Administrative Services

Gov. John Kitzhaber says his budget would put Oregon on stable financial footing (Oregonian, 2/2/2011) Governor unveils proposed 2011-13 budget (Statesman Journal, 2/2/2011) Oregon state workers: Budget details are scarce, but job cuts are likely (Statesman Journal, 2/2/2011) Education service districts: Oregon budget plan would shift funding to local schools (Statesman Journal, 2/2/2011) Oregon prisons: […]

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Governor Kulongoski, 2003-2011

January 13th, 2011 · Comments Off · Office of the Governor

Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski gets emotional at unveiling of his official portrait (Oregonian, 1/6/2011) Oregon, our Oregon, 2003-2011 [PDF] (2011) Oregon Office of the Governor

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Oregon global warming risk assessment

December 9th, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Land Conservation and Development, Oregon State University

Oregon faces big challenges from global warming, state reports say (Oregonian, 11/30/10) Oregon climate report predicts wildfire risk (Business Week, 12/1/10) Oregon climate change adaptation framework [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development Oregon climate assessment report (2010) Oregon Climate Change Research Institute

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Resetting state government

December 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Governor's Reset Cabinet

End 6% PERS pickup to help balance Oregon’s budget, Gov. Ted Kulongoski says (Oregonian, 12/2/2010) Oregon’s outgoing governor offers plan to reduce $3.5 billion budget gap (Statesman Journal, 12/2/2010) Oregon state employee unions say debt-reduction plan continues flawed policies (Statesman Journal, 12/2/2010) Governor’s plan targets state workers’ pay, benefits (Register Guard, 12/2/2010) Governor: Reset could […]

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