05.27.12 The Sunday Post



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Call for RSVPs: Economist Dr. Thomas Potiowsky, June 13 – ELGL is hosting a luncheon with former State Economist and current Chair of the Portland State Economics Department, Dr. Thomas Potiowsky. The discussion will be on the US recovery and the new economic environment. This information will be relevant to long-term local government revenues and anyone interested in budgeting.

Talkin’ About My Generation with ELGL-Eugene – Please find the attached announcement regarding the upcoming lunch seminar scheduled for Thursday, June 21 in Springfield. Special thanks to Judy Williams at Lane County for putting the agenda together and Jeff Towery at Springfield for agreeing to host us next month.


Can Trees Actually Deter Crime? Believe it or not, a new study of canopy coverage in Baltimore suggests maybe they can.

State asked to investigate Creswell city audits – A Creswell resident has filed a complaint against the city’s mayor, council and administrators over delayed audits of the city’s finances.

Pink slips out Friday for state managers – State agencies are preparing layoff notices for dozens of employees who will lose their jobs come July, victims of a $28 million plan to prune middle management and rebalance the biennial budget.


In a parallel universe...

A third of workers waste quarter of their day – A THIRD of Australian workers waste almost a quarter of their day at work, a survey shows.

Dim the Spotlight: De-emphasizing Pay for Performance – Today, they are universally employed as a matter of best practice and variable pay accounts for approximately two-thirds of total compensation.

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