Friday, March 09, 2012
A three-month hiring freeze has been ended, but Gov. Kitzhaber has implemented a new freeze.
The new freeze will maintain restrictions on hiring supervisors and managers.
The overall freeze ended after lawmakers rebalanced the state budget and adjourned their 2012 session Monday. That freeze, which Kitzhaber ordered after a Nov. 17 forecast projected less in tax collections than budgeted, always was seen as temporary until lawmakers had a chance to review state finances.
Read more at The Statesman Journal.