Oregon Education Oregon Lawmakers Advance Education Budget By Chris Lehman • Jun 1, 2017 Listen Listening... / Oregon lawmakers are moving forward with a key piece of the upcoming state spending plan. A legislative budget panel Thursday approved an $8.2 billion budget for K-12 schools. Oregon Budget Writers Warn Of Cuts To Health Care, Education By Chris Lehman • Apr 18, 2017 Listen Listening... / Budget writers at the Oregon Legislature are warning of deep cuts to health care and education. The Democrats in charge of putting together a two-year spending plan released a list of potential cuts Monday. Oregon Governor Urges Higher Education Panel To Scrutinize Tuition Increases By Chris Lehman • Apr 12, 2017 Listen Listening... / Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is leaning on the state's public college and universities to curb tuition increases.