A Modest Recovery Makes for Modest Prospects

Saskal, Rich
March 2005
Bond Buyer;3/21/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32094, Special section p78
Trade Publication
Examines the prospects of the recovering state economy of Oregon. Contention of Governor Ted Kulongoski (D) that income gains from rising employment have helped boost state revenues which allows growth for the 2005-07 proposed budget; Importance of the budget in meeting the educational needs, protection of the most vulnerable, creation of a positive business climate, balance of growth and the environment, protection of public safety, and the assurance of a responsible and accountable government; Views of the Governor on his budget proposals for an increase in education budget and the transportation sector.


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