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Cartel-affiliated groups likely to expand heroin, meth trafficking in Oregon, report concludes (Oregonian, 6/12/2014). Oregon HIDTA Program drug threat assessment & counter-drug strategy (annual) by Oregon HIDTA Program.
High intensity drug trafficking areas
The growing nursery business (Portland Tribune, 6/12/2014). Nursery news (serial) by Oregon State Department of Agriculture. Oregon’s nursery industry : a history of growth – before the great recession recession (2012) by Oregon Employment Department.
Oregon’s 1,250 schools have just 144 librarians, library group says (Oregonian, 6/6/2014). How many Oregon school libraries meet the requirements of Oregon’s fully funded quality education model? (annual) by Oregon State Library.
West Coast groundfish certified as sustainable (Register Guard, 6/4/2014). Oregon’s groundfish fishery trends, implications, and transitioning plans(2002) by Oregon Coastal Zone Management Association.
Commuter economics: What happens when 7 percent of Oregon’s workforce lives elsewhere (Oregonian, 6/9/2014). Oregon’s nonresident workers (2014) by Oregon Employment Department.
Oregon one of 17 states sticking with Smarter Balanced test of Common Core math and reading (Oregonian, 5/22/2014). Statewide assessments & essential skills transition plan from OAKS and OAKS extended to smarter balanced (2014) by Oregon Department of Education.
Secret meetings raise legal questions (Gazette-Times, 5/29/2014). Attorney General’s public records and meetings manual (serial) by Oregon Department of Justice.
Public meetings law
Young workers in Oregon are an ‘endangered species,’ new state report claims (Oregonian, 5/29/2014). Endangered : youth in the labor force by (2014) Oregon Employment Department.
Young workers in Oregon
Don’t just lop and top trees: prune with care (Statesman Journal, 6/2/2014). An Oregon homeowner’s guide to tree care by Oregon Department of Forestry, Urban and Community Forestry Assistance Program.
As hiring picks up across Oregon this spring, unemployment rate levels off (Oregonian, 5/14/2014). Oregon’s employment situation (monthly) by Oregon Employment Department.
Oregon’s unemployment rate
Oregon teachers union calls for moratorium on Common Core reading, math tests (Oregonian, 5/13/2014). Parent’s backpack guide to Common Core State Standards by Oregon Department of Education.