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|Monday, March 19, 2012|
During a three-month government hiring freeze, Oregon hired 1,931 new employees.
In those three months, an exception committee pored over 2,376 requests to fill jobs despite a hiring freeze that Gov. John Kitzhaber ordered in November after learning that tax revenue declines could require spending cuts.
The hiring freeze ended this month with the conclusion of the legislative session.
According to the Department of Administrative Services, the committee ended up approving agency requests to hire 350 permanent employees.
Read more at The Register-Guard.
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BY GINA BINOLE
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