state government

Governor’s budget

Kate Brown pitches $23.6 billion budget plan (Oregonian, 11/28/2018)

College presidents bemoan budget limbo under Gov. Brown’s new plan (Oregonian, 11/28/2018)

Gov. Brown unveils $23.6 billion budget (Bend Bulletin, 11/28/2018)

Gov. Kate Brown’s proposed budget stresses education, health care, voting reform (Statesman Journal, 11/28/2018)

Governor’s budget (biennial) Oregon Department of Administrative Services

Turning point, an agenda for Oregon’s future : Governor’s recommended budget and policy agenda (biennial) Oregon Department of Administrative Services

Internal Oregon Government Audits

New audit says Oregon’s state agencies are bad at audits (Oregonian, 8/29/2018)

Audit : Oregon agencies vulnerable to waste and fraud (Portland Tribune, 8/30/2018)

Department of Administrative Services : opportunities exist to increase the impact of state agency internal audit functions (2018) Oregon Audits Division

State government cost-cutting

Oregon budget writers unveil PERS reforms, other cutbacks (Oregonian, 4/22/2017)

Oregon legislative leaders brainstorm ways to save money (Statesman Journal, 4/21/2017)

Bipartisan Oregon Lawmakers Unveil Proposal To Reel In State Spending (OPB, 4/21/2017)

Lawmakers propose cost containment measures (East Oregonian, 4/21/2017)

Oregon lawmakers’ cost-cutting ideas target government employee pay, benefits (Register Guard, 4/22/2017)

Actions to curb future budget growth (2017) Oregon Legislative Assembly, Ways and Means Committee