John Kitzhaber

Oregon First Lady
4:57 pm
Fri May 1, 2015

Former Oregon First Lady Tries To Block Release Of More Emails

Portland attorney Whitney Boise argued the case on behalf of his client, Cylvia Hayes.
Anna Reed Statesman Journal pool photo

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 4:54 pm

An attorney for Cylvia Hayes told a judge in Salem Friday that the former Oregon first lady is a private citizen and should not be required to hand over her emails to the press.

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Oregon First Lady
5:22 pm
Fri April 3, 2015

Oregon Governor's Office Releases Cylvia Hayes Emails

The Oregon Governor's office has released 94,000 emails that were sent to and from former first lady Cylvia Hayes.
Michael Clapp OPB

Originally published on Fri April 3, 2015 5:11 pm

Oregon Governor Kate Brown's office has released 94,000 emails that were sent to and from former first lady Cylvia Hayes.

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Kitzhaber Investigation
4:49 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

U.S. Attorney Asks Oregon To Pause Investigation Of Kitzhaber

Federal investigators have requested that Oregon delay it's own investigation of former Governor John Kitzhaber
Chris Lehman Northwest News Network

Originally published on Fri February 27, 2015 10:39 pm

The state probe into ethics allegations against former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber is being halted, at least for now.

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Leaked Information
5:15 pm
Mon February 23, 2015

Oregon Requests Probe Of Email Leak

Former Governor John Kitzhaber resigned on February 18.
Office of the Governor

Originally published on Mon February 23, 2015 4:55 pm

The Oregon Department of Administrative Services has requested a criminal investigation over the matter of who leaked some sensitive emails to the media.

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New Oregon Governor
4:51 pm
Fri February 20, 2015

Kate Brown Tells Reporters She Wants To 'Put My Own Imprint On Oregon'

Kate Brown takes questions during her first press conference as Oregon Governor.
Chris Lehman Northwest News Network

Originally published on Fri February 20, 2015 2:54 pm

Oregon's new governor promised continuity for the most part as she faced the press for the first time since taking the oath of office on Wednesday.

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New Governor
4:41 pm
Wed February 18, 2015

Kate Brown Sworn In As Oregon Governor

Kate Brown is sworn in as governor in the Oregon state capitol.
Alan Sylvestre OPB

Originally published on Wed February 18, 2015 4:38 pm

Kate Brown has been sworn in as Oregon's 38th governor.

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New Governor
5:51 pm
Tue February 17, 2015

Oregon Secretary Of State To Be Sworn In As Governor

Kate Brown spoke Saturday at an Oregon Historical Society-hosted "birthday party" for the state.
Courtney Sherwood Northwest News Network

Originally published on Tue February 17, 2015 5:37 pm

Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown will be sworn in as governor Wednesday morning.

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Government and Politics
4:21 pm
Wed February 11, 2015

Ore. Gov. Kitzhaber: 'I Have No Intention Of Resigning'

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber
Office of the Governor

Originally published on Wed February 11, 2015 5:55 pm

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber tried to quell rampant speculation about his political future Wednesday, with a statement saying he has no plans to resign.

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Oregon Budget
3:57 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Kitzhaber Unveils $18.6 Billion Spending Plan

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber unveiled his 2015-2017 spending plan during a press conference at the state capitol in Salem.
Credit Chris Lehman / Northwest News Network

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber has unveiled an $18.6 billion spending plan for the next two years. The Democrat outlined his proposal at the state capitol Monday. Roughly half of the money is marked for education.

Kitzhaber mentioned his budget also includes tax relief for low-income workers.

"To ensure that hard work is actually rewarded with a better life…to ensure that when you get more wages, when your income goes up, you actually have more money, not less money in your pocket," Kitzhaber said.

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Oregon Governor Race
7:58 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Richardson Defends Votes He Made In Favor Of Kitzhaber Priorities

Oregon governor John Kitzhaber and Republican challenger Dennis Richardson.
Credit Campaign Photos

Oregon gubernatorial candidate Dennis Richardson is defending votes he made in the legislature in favor of his opponent's political priorities.

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