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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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eClips Tip – We are sure thankful for you. Are you thankful for the State Library?

  Has the State Library ever helped you in your work? Have you used our resources for research, professional development, writing a report, a paper, or creating policy? Do you put our databases, catalogs, reference support or other resources to good use? We would be thankful in return to hear about it! We would like […]
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Governor’s budget addresses $950M Oregon Medicaid budget hole – Portland Business Journal

The funding package is broader based and longer-term than the last time around. Please contact the State Library for access to this premium story from the Portland Business Journal. library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800 or order directly via the link below: Request full-text (for State Agency Patrons only) Source: Governor’s budget addresses $950M Oregon Medicaid budget hole […]
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Final ICE Detainees Leave Federal Prison In Sheridan, Oregon 

The last ICE detainee being housed at the federal prison in Sheridan, Oregon, was transferred on Wednesday to the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington. Source: Final ICE Detainees Leave Federal Prison In Sheridan, Oregon . News | OPB

Exclusive poll: America sours on social media giants – Axios

Americans are waking up to dark side of the technologies that play big roles in their daily lives. Silicon Valley has a big and growing problem: Americans have rising concerns with its most popular products and a growing majority wants big social media companies regulated, according to new poll conducted by Survey Monkey for “Axios […]
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