Oregonians say schools should fund mental health services with their federal relief cash: poll

Published on June 7, 2021

A majority of Oregonians say the state’s public schools should use their share of federal pandemic assistance funds to boost mental health supports, particularly for Black, Indigenous and other students of color and those from low-income households.

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Central Oregon has a love-hate relationship with tourism, survey finds

Published on May 28, 2021

A majority of people in Central Oregon have mixed feelings when it comes to tourism, according to the results of a survey done by Oregon Values and Beliefs Center.

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Editorial: It’s time to give voice to the values that unite us

Published on May 26, 2021

We are at a critical moment in Oregon. The hounds are no longer waiting outside the door. They are in our living rooms: the health and economic impacts of the pandemic, the overdue need to address racial inequalities, and frightening implications of climate change.

From the perspective of an opinion researcher and student of public policymaking, I see two things needed to help soothe the savage beasts, both of which OVBC can provide.

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Urban/rural Oregonians split on COVID-19 school relief

Published on May 22, 2021

Urban and Rural Oregonians have different priorities for federal COVID recovery funding  to school districts.

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Survey Reveals Growing Concerns over Wildfire in Oregon

Published on May 19, 2021

As wildfires seem to grow in number and severity each year, Oregonians are expressing greater concern for how wildfire affects their own lives.

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Survey: Oregonians say economy is a stacked deck

Published on May 12, 2021

Only 1 in 5 Oregonians say the economic system of the United States is fair for all, according to a new poll by the Oregon Values and Beliefs Center.

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Faith in democracy eroding across Oregon, new poll finds

Published on April 28, 2021

Partisanship, pandemic and a mini recession take their tole, according to the Oregon Values and Beliefs Center

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Oregonians say economy is just fair, survey says

Published on April 23, 2021

Slowly rising confidence among Oregonians when it comes to the state’s economy.

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OPINION: An unlikely prescription for an unhealthy democracy

Published on April 15, 2021

Elections have become polarizing events, but survey research finds that Oregonians of all stripes are proud of the state’s efforts to engage voters.

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Poll: Working, learning from home to linger in Oregon

Published on April 14, 2021

Statewide polling by the Oregon Values and Beliefs Center asks about lasting effects of pandemic on Oregon.

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