Updates about issues impacting public education at the state level in Oregon.
Governor's Proposed 2021-23 Budget - (DAS - Chief Financial Office) The Governor's proposed budget for the 2021-23 biennium, Oregon For All: Creating a Place Where Everyone Can Thrive.
Oregon Economic and Revenue Forecast - (DAS - Economic and Revenue Forecast) find a listing of current Economic and Revenue Forecasts released by the Department of Administrative Services. These reports are used by state government for budgeting.
Oregon State Government Finance - (DAS - Chief Financial Office) a high-level detail of the state's budget structure (e.g., general fund, lottery fund, rainy day & education stability fund, and other funds), budget process, and the state spending limit.
Quality Education Model (QEM) - August 2020 Final Report.
School Revenue 2021-23 – Local Revenues for Formula - (LRO - Legislative Revenue Office) estimates for collection of local revenue for school districts through local property taxes (published March 2021)
2021-23 Ways and Means Co-Chair Principles - An outline of the principles and processes being used by the co-chairs of the Ways and Means committee to develop the budget for the 2019-21 biennium.
K-12 and ESD School Finance Report - The Legislative Revenue Office's report describing Oregon’s school finance system for the distribution of State School Fund dollars to K-12 school districts and ESDs (published July 2020).
Overview of the State School Fund - Mike Wiltfong, ODE Director of School Finance and School Facilities, overview of the state school fund presentation (published 2021).
History of Oregon Special Legislative Sessions - the Legislative Fiscal Office's overview of the history of Oregon Special Legislative Sessions (published Oct. 2020).
Oregon Vote by Mail - the Legislative Fiscal Office's overview of the history and current practices of the Oregon vote by mail system (published Oct. 2020).
Federal Coronavirus Funding for Oregon - the Legislative Fiscal Office's Budget Information Brief regarding federal coronavirus funding for Oregon (published Oct. 2020).
Oregon Budget Reserve Funds - the UPDATED Legislative Fiscal Office's Budget Information Brief for the Oregon Budget Reserve Funds (published Sept. 2020).
2019-2021 Budget Highlights Updates - summary published September 2020 from the Legislative Fiscal Office detailing the legislatively approved budget though the 2nd Special Session (published Sept. 2020).
Oregon Employment Department Information Technology Modernization - the Legislative Fiscal Office's Budget Information Brief that provides an overview of the history, issues, and decisions
surrounding efforts to modernize unemployment insurance (UI) information technology infrastructure at the Oregon Employment Department (OED) (published July 2020).
Lottery Fund Allocation Reductions - the Legislative Fiscal Office's Budget Information Brief regarding lottery fund allocations (published May 2020).
Oregon Budget Reserve Funds - the Legislative Fiscal Office's Budget Information Brief regarding Oregon Budget Reserve Funds (published May 2020).
Governor Allotment Reduction Authority - the Legislative Fiscal Office's Budget Information Brief for the second quarter of 2020 (published May 2020).
2019-2021 Education Budget - a report on adequacy of public education funding, as required by Article VIII, Section 8, of the Oregon Constitution (published Nov. 2019).
2019-21 Legislatively Adopted Budget Detailed Analysis - including program descriptions; analysis of revenue sources and relationships; discussions of budget environment; and review of budget decisions made by the Legislative Assembly for the 2019-21 biennium (published Oct. 2019).
2019-2021 Budget Highlights - summary information on the legislatively adopted budget; legislative actions affecting the budget; program areas and agencies; state bonding and capital construction; budget notes; information technology; fiscal impact statements; substantive bills with a budget effect; and appendices containing detailed data as published by the Legislative Fiscal Office (published Sept. 2019).
2019 Revenue Reform - information center for the 2019 revenue reform campaign.
Quality Education Model (QEM) - August 2018 Final Report.
Quality Education Model (QEM) - August 2018 Executive Summary.
Glossary of Legislative Terms - An alphabetical listing of legislative terms.
Legislative 101 - Webinar
Legislative 101 - Slide Deck
(presenter notes have been included as comments and are located in the top left corner of applicable slides)
October 2020 Fall Legislative Update - Webinar
October 2020 Fall Legislative Update - Slide Deck
Oregon Legislature Information System (OLIS) - The Oregon State Legislature's information website.
Legislative Calendar - The Legislature establishes the Legislative Calendar at the previous session’s close through resolution. The Legislative Calendar can be found in the right column of the Chief Clerk of the House webpage of the Oregon Legislative Information System (OLIS).
Oregon Government Resources - Useful links pertaining to Oregon governance
Oregon Legislative Resources - Useful links pertaining to Oregon legislature