Social Service http://nwpr.org en Washington Considers Private Investment Bonds To Address Social Problems http://nwpr.org/post/washington-considers-private-investment-bonds-address-social-problems <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/01/012714AJ_PayForSuccess_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Someday in the not too distant future social service programs in the Northwest could get funding from Wall Street.<p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 00:59:21 +0000 Austin Jenkins 40586 at http://nwpr.org Washington Considers Private Investment Bonds To Address Social Problems Social Service Advocates Don't Want To Be Left Behind In Budget Debate http://nwpr.org/post/social-service-advocates-dont-want-be-left-behind-budget-debate <p>Oregon lawmakers will find out later this month how much money will be available to spend in the upcoming budget cycle. So right now, there’s a lot of behind-the-scenes maneuvering in the budget-writing process. Education, as usual, is in line for the biggest piece of the pie. But human service advocates say after years of budget turmoil, this year could be their chance to restore funding for Oregon’s social safety net. Salem Correspondent Chris Lehman reports:</p><p> Fri, 03 May 2013 14:48:07 +0000 26925 at http://nwpr.org Social Service Advocates Don't Want To Be Left Behind In Budget Debate