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Shows tagged as: budget cuts
Mon, Mar 25 2013
Sequestration means four small airports in Oregon are losing their air traffic control towers.
Tue, Sep 25 2012
Nurses at the Oregon State Hospital wards in both Salem and Portland say they need more staff to help deal with violent incidents.
Wed, Aug 1 2012
The Lane County Jail was forced to close 96 beds in late June due to budget cuts. Now it's seeing a revolving door of inmates.
Wed, Jun 13 2012
Wednesday is the last day of school for kids in the Portland and Beaverton districts. We'll look back on how education fared during a tough economic year.
Thu, Feb 23 2012
The Ways & Means committee is making weighty decisions about the state budget as well as many other pieces of legislation as the short session draws to a close.
Wed, Jan 11 2012
Portland Parks & Recreation has come up with a list of proposed cuts (at the request of the city council) — they include cutting daily trash pick up and closing park bathrooms and facilities like the Fulton Community Center.
Tue, Aug 9 2011
How will the U.S. Postal Service's $8 billion dollar deficit affect a rural Oregon community?
Fri, Jul 8 2011
What happens when you call 9-11, but no officers are available to help?
Tue, May 3 2011
Lawmakers are considering cuts to needy families. We'll explore what they would mean.
Wed, Aug 25 2010
What is the best response to a wider than anticipated hole in the state's budget?
Wed, Jun 30 2010
School districts around Oregon are slashing their budgets. How do communities choose what to cut and what to keep?
Tue, Jun 15 2010
What will nine percent cuts, across the board, mean for state services in Oregon?