Center for Public Service

DEQ and public records requests

How Oregon tried to block pollution records from public (Oregonian, 6/14/17)

Improving public engagement and public records management at the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality [PDF] (2017) Portland State University Center for Public Service

Teacher compensation comparison

Study finds Oregon public school teachers’ health insurance and pension costs are higher than in some school districts elsewhere in Northwest (Register Guard, 6/13/17)

New Study Shows Teachers’ Compensation Significantly Higher in Portland than Boise or Vancouver, Wash. (Willamette Week, 6/12/17)

Health care and retirement make Oregon teachers pricey (Oregonian, 6/12/17)

Measuring total employer cost of compensation for teachers in eight K-12 public schools in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho [PDF] (2017) Portland State University, Center for Public Service

DEQ public records requests

‘Blockades, mazes and rabbit holes’ for public records at Oregon environmental agency (Oregonian, 1/19/17)

publicrecordsImproving public engagement and public records management at the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality [PDF] (2016) Portland State University, Center for Public Service