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March Economic and Revenue Forescast

Oregon revenue forecast: State to bring in $200 million more than expected (Oregonian, 2/22/2017)

State economy doing better than expected (Mail Tribune, 2/22/2017)

Forecast: Oregon tax revenues up, but not enough to close budget gap (Statesman Journal, 2/22/2017)

Oregon Revenues Up $200M, But Questions Remain About How To Fill Budget Gap (OPB, 2/22/2017)

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

Marijuana Tax Statistics

State budget woes could claim pot tax windfall (Portland Tribune, 2/21/2017)

Oregon pot tax revenue continues decline (Statesman Journal, 2/21/2017)

Oregon cannabis sales still brisk (Bend Bulletin, 2/21/2017)

marijuanataxOregon marijuana tax statistical report (serial) Oregon Department of Revenue

Total Employer Costs of Compensation

PERS costs may force dramatic cuts in public jobs, PSU study finds (Oregonian, 2/17/2017)

PERS-driven compensation spike may force cuts in public payrolls: PSU study (Oregonian, 2/17/2017)

teccOregon’s looming TECC Challenge : the imminent rise of total employer costs of compensation for Oregon local government (2017) Portland State University, Center for Public Service

Legislative Co-Chair Budget Proposal

Oregon legislators warn of painful cuts in ‘existing resources’ budget (Statesman Journal, 1/19/2017)

Oregon’s top budget writers unveil proposal filled with painful cuts (Oregonian, 1/19/2017)

Oregon Democratic leaders release proposed budget that would cut range of public health care and social services (Register Guard, 1/20/2017)

Legislature’s budget-writers set shortfall at $1.8 billion (Portland Tribune, 1/19/2017)

Lawmakers’ spending framework includes cuts, no new taxes (Portland Tribune, 1/19/2017)

Oregon Budget Proposal: Program Cuts, No New Taxes (Northwest Public Radio, 1/19/2017)

frameworkCo-chairs’ existing resources budget framework, 2017-2019 (2017) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Ways and Means Committee