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eClips tip: eClips Extra is coming!

Starting this Friday, all eClips subscribers will receive an additional email on Friday afternoons. The email will feature the 10 most recent postings on eClips Extra, the blog formerly known as Read All About It, Oregon. The blog’s goal is to provide easy access to Oregon state government publications in the news, or relevant to […]
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Breaking News: Oregon Hires Midwest Behavioral Health Leader To Drive Reform In Oregon

Oregon has appointed a behavioral health director after struggling for months to find a leader to direct one of the state’s most urgent health priorities, Oregon Health Authority Director Patrick Allen announced Monday. Steve Allen, a Wisconsin-based senior policy adviser at the Council of State Governments, will start just the Oregon Health Authority on April […]
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eClips Tip – Resources of Interest

Let us know how we can be of assistance.  In the meantime, have you seen any of the following resources and articles? Research Resources Consider how apprenticeship programs are a path to employment. (The Council of State Governments, January 23, 2019) Explore trends in crime in the U.S. (Pew Research Center, January 3, 2019) View recent state legislation related to financial […]
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How Does Your State Make Electricity?

State Library Ed. Note: Story is from December 2018, but contains useful information for each state and data from the period of 2001-2017. America isn’t making electricity the way it did two decades ago: Natural gas has edged out coal as the country’s leading generation source and renewables like wind and solar have made small yet speedy gains. […]
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eClips Tip – Legislative Overview training available

Are you ready for the 2019 session? Comfortable identifying and tracking bills? Know how to perform a legislative history? Interested in what other states are doing? Well, the State Library can be of help! We are offering four Legislative Overview classes in January.  Two classes will be delivered remotely and two are in-person at your […]
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eClips Tip – Looking for Data & Statistics?

I wanted to share some data sets republished by Governing magazine that might be of some interest. Job Automation Potential Map – By Metro Area State Government Employment: Totals by Job Type: 1960-2016 High School Graduation Rates By State Suicide Death Rates By U.S. Counties Broadband Speeds and Availability in the United States Want to […]
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eClips Tip – Happy New Year

Hello to 2019! In 2019, your State Library of Oregon remains as committed as ever to bringing you the best service and access to resources. Remember, these eClips editions are just the “tip of the iceberg”.  For state employees, We offer access to thousands of news sources via  our newspaper databases. You can even set-up […]
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Federal Farm Bill contains provisions for Oregon’s forests, hemp farmers

Senate passes $867 billion bill, which now goes to the House later this month. A massive federal farming and agriculture bill that’s nearing final approval could provide additional funding for thinning efforts in Central Oregon’s most famous forest, while providing a boost to the region’s burgeoning hemp industry. Source: Federal Farm Bill contains provisions for […]
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Oregon Farm Bureau applauds new EPA clean water rule

Oregon Farm Bureau Federation President Sharon Waterman witnessed the signing of the new Clean Water Rule at the EPA headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, along with presidents from other state farm bureaus from across the nation. Source: Oregon Farm Bureau applauds new EPA clean water rule

The Health 202: Obamacare enrollment is down 11 percent from last year

State Library Ed. Note:  Link found in article will take you HERE.  Table contains data that indicates enrollment rate is down 16.1% in Oregon Lack of marketing may be why, experts said. With just over a week now left in the sign-up period for 2019 Obamacare plans, new figures show enrollment is down compared with […]
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