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PARIS ACHEN - Gov. Kate Brown speaks Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, at her ceremonial office at the state Capitol about her proposed budget for 2017-19.
December 01, 2016

Brown proposes cuts, tax hikes in 2017-19 budget

by Paris Achen/Capital Bureau
Gov. says plan is 'short-term' solution to fill $1.7 billion shortfall
EO MEDIA GROUP - The Oregon Department of Agriculture has been heavily involved in regulating the state's legal marijuana industry.
November 30, 2016

Marijuana testing poses regulatory quandaries for ODA

by Mateusz Perkowski/Capital Bureau
The Oregon Department of Agriculture has also been heavily involved in regulations
EO MEDIA - An audit released Wednesday found Oregon state agencies still have problems with IT security issues.
November 30, 2016

Audit: Agencies still face IT security vulnerabilities

by Claire Withycombe/Capital Bureau
The audit also found weaknesses in security awareness training and network security
November 29, 2016

Parties reach interim settlement in DHS lawsuit

by Claire Withycombe/Capital Bureau
State agrees to restrictions in housing foster kids in DHS offices, hotels
Nov 28, 2016 28

Task force eyes tax hikes for fish and wildlife funding

Panel recommends income tax surcharge, wholesale beverage tax to help fund department
EO MEDIA GROUP - Lawmakers have raised concerns about how ODOT handles conflicts of interests
Nov 28, 2016 27

ODOT audit plan excludes examination of conflicts in contracting

Lawmakers have raised concerns about how ODOT handles conflicts of interests
COURTESY CHRIS EDWARDS - Chris Edwards
Nov 23, 2016 52

State senator resigns to take university post

Edwards will lead 'strategic initiatives' at University of Oregon's Knight Campus
CAPITAL PRESS - Elliott State Forest
Nov 23, 2016 51

Elliott forest purchase plan meets initial criteria

State Land Board will discuss proposal at its meeting Dec. 13
EO MEDIA GROUP - Gov. Kate Brown's office says she will propose legislation to maximize state investment returns, including reducing costs by ending the outsourcing of some investment management.
Nov 23, 2016 38

Brown plans bill to maximize state investment returns

Governor's plan would end outsourcing of portfolio management to reduce costs
STATE OF OREGON - Sen. Peter Courtney
Nov 22, 2016 187

Senate Democrats elect leadership for 2017

Peter Courtney to serve his eighth term as Senate president