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Lead contamination

Six West Salem businesses closed due to high levels of lead dust (Statesman Journal, 3/24/2017)

State agencies were too slow to announce lead contamination at West Salem business (Statesman Journal, 3/25/2017)

How a tiny change allowed kids to use a lead-polluted Salem factory (Oregonian, 3/24/2017)

Frequently asked questions (2011) Oregon Department of Human Services, Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Impact of environmental exposures in Oregon : childhood lead poisoning (2011) Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Public Health Division, Office of Environmental Public Health

Education goals

Oregon lawmakers, sensing ambitious education goals out of reach, prepare to drop them (Oregonian, 3/23/2017)

From goal to reality, 40-40-20 : a report on strategies to meet Oregon’s 40-40-20 education goals (2012) Oregon University System

Oregon learns : the strategy to get to 40/20/20 (2011) Oregon Office of the Governor, Oregon Education Investment Team

Unemployment in Oregon

Oregon unemployment rate drops to 4 percent, a record low (Oregonian, 3/21/2017)

Unemployment rate drops to historic low in February (Portland Tribune, 3/21/2017)

Oregon’s unemployment rate reaches record low (Statesman Journal, 3/21/2017)

Oregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department