budgets

March economic and revenue forecast

Oregon May Not Actually Face Budget Hole From Federal Tax Changes (OPB, 2/16/2018)

Economic forecast: Oregon will have nearly $100M more revenue despite federal tax reform (Statesman Journal, 2/16/2018)

Legislators wary of optimistic revenue forecast (Portland Tribune, 2/16/2018)

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

Wildfires and Forest Management

State Government Adapts As Wildfires Take Their Toll (NW News Network, 9/12/17)

Oregon Department of Forestry: actions needed to address strain on workforce and programs from wildfires [PDF] (2016) Oregon Audits Division, Oregon Department of Forestry

State of fire: fire in Oregon’s forests : achieving resiliency in altered landscapes [PDF] (2014) Oregon Forest Resources Institute

Forest fire risk and restoration: managing forests to create more fire-resilient ecosystems [PDF] (2004) Oregon Forest Resources Institute

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