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Noxious weeds and farming

Fight over noxious weeds pits Oregon organic farm against Sherman County (Oregonian, 5/16/2017)

Weed control supervisor gave organic farm control options; farmer says they’ve tried (Capital Press, 5/15/2017)

Economic impact from selected noxious weeds in Oregon (2014) Oregon Department of Agriculture

Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense) (2015) Oregon Department of Agriculture

Oregon Health Plan

Kitzhaber: Oregon Health Plan changes covered more people, shaved growth in cost (Portland Tribune, 5/15/2017)

Kitzhaber on health care: ‘The gains we made here in Oregon are at risk’ (KGW, 5/15/2017)

Oregon’s health system transformation mid-year report (serial) Oregon Health Authority

Oregon’s health system transformation quarterly legislative report (serial) Oregon Health Authority

May revenue forecast

Forecast: Oregonians likely to get kicker, next state budget not as tight (Oregonian, 5/16/2017)

State economists: Oregon’s kicker likely to total $408 million; average income taxpayer can expect $210 credit (Register Guard, 5/17/2017)

Extra revenue could activate kicker (My Columbia Basin, 5/17/2017)

Oregon Economic Forecast Includes Marijuana Projections For The First Time (OPB, 5/16/2017)

Oregon budget: Taxpayers could get a kicker (Bend Bulletin, 5/16/2017)

Oregon’s Kicker Is Projected To Kick (OPB, 5/16/2017)

Oregon economic and revenue forecast (quarterly) Oregon Department of Administrative Services

State Capitol trees

Historic Camperdown elms saved on state Capitol grounds (Statesman Journal, 5/13/2017)

Oregon State Capitol 2016 capitol construction priorities (2016) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Legislative Administration Committee

State Capitol State Park, general park plan (2010) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department

Japanese beetle infestations

Portland’s growing Japanese beetle infestation prompts eradication effort (Oregonian, 5/11/2017)

Japanese beetles in Oregon (2017) Oregon State University Extension Service

Japanese beetle in Oregon (serial) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Insect Pest Prevention and Management