Oregon Government Publications

The Oregon Government Publications collection includes:

  • Current and historical Oregon state government publications
  • These archived documents are maintained by the State Library of Oregon as part of the Oregon Documents Depository Program. They are for informational purposes and may not be suitable for legal purposes.

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Affirmative Action Plans
Affirmative Action Plans
"... every state agency shall be required to present the affirmative action objectives and performance of that agency of the current biennium and those for the following biennium to the Governor of the State of Oregon and to the Legislative Assembly." -- ORS 659A.012(2)
Annual Performance Progress Reports
Annual Performance Progress Reports
Each year, agencies submit an Annual Performance Progress Report (APPR) to the Legislative Fiscal Office. The report provides detailed analysis of the agency Key Performance Measures and includes how the agency is doing and factors affecting the results. See ORS 291.110. To find a report by a specific agency, search inside this collection, or try switching to "List View" for browsing.
Government to Government Reports
Government to Government Reports
Each year, agencies submit a report to the Governor and to the Commission on Indian Services on the relationship and cooperation with federally recognized Indian tribes in Oregon. See ORS 182.166.
Reports to the Legislature
Reports to the Legislature
The purpose of the collection is to provide access to reports that are required by statute to be submitted to the Oregon State Legislature, and other reports submitted to the Legislature.
Administrative Services
Administrative Services
The Department of Administrative Services (DAS) is the central administrative agency of Oregon state government. DAS was created in 1993.
  • This collection also includes publications from:
    • the State Board of Control (1913-1969)
    • the Department of Finance and Administration (1951-1967)
    • the Department of Finance (1967-1969)
    • the Department of General Services (1967-1993)
    • the Executive Department (1969-1993)
Agriculture
Agriculture
The Department of Agriculture (ODA) ensures food safety, protects the natural resource base, and promotes economic development for Oregon agricultural products. ODA was formed in 1931 when multiple separate boards, bureaus, and commissions were merged.
Aviation
Aviation
The Department of Aviation works for the safe operation, economic growth, and infrastructure improvement of aviation in Oregon. The current iteration of the department was founded in 1999.
  • This collection also includes publications from:
    • the State Board of Aeronautics (1921-1973)
    • the Department of Transportation (1969-1999)
Business Development
Business Development
The Business Development Department operates as Business Oregon and works to retain and create jobs in the state.
  • This collection also includes publications from:
    • the Department of Economic Development (1973-1999)
    • the Economic and Community Development Department (1999-2009)
Consumer & Business Services
Consumer & Business Services
The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) is Oregon’s largest business regulatory and consumer protection agency. DCBS was formed in 1993 to serve as an integrated umbrella agency over most state functions affecting businesses.
  • This collection also includes publications from:
    • the Department of Commerce (1964-1987)
    • the Department of Insurance and Finance (1987-1993)
    • Cover Oregon (2011-2015)
Corrections
Corrections
The Department of Corrections (DOC) has custody of felony offenders sentenced to prison for more than 12 months. DOC was created in 1987.
  • This collection also includes publications from:
    • the State Board of Control (1913-1969)
    • the Department of Human Resources (1971-1987)
    • Oregon Corrections Enterprises (1999-)
Education
Education
The Department of Education (ODE) oversees the education of students in Oregon’s public K–12 education system. ODE became the central agency responsible for the state’s general educational activities in 1951.

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