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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has appointed a director for the state's largest agency. The Democrat is choosing Clyde Saiki to take the helm at the Department of Human Services.

It's been more than a month since Oregon Governor Kate Brown told a reporter after a parade during the Pendleton Round Up that she's doing what most political observers expected: running for Oregon governor.

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Oregon Governor Kate Brown told a reporter in Pendleton, Oregon, Friday that she will run for the office next year.

Oregon Governor Kate Brown is calling for a top-to-bottom review of a long-troubled tax incentive. The Business Energy Tax Credit was supposed to give companies an incentive to invest in clean energy.

Oregon fire officials are turning to National Guard troops to help contain wildfires across the Northwest.

Oregon Governor Appoints New Chief Administrator

Aug 11, 2015

Oregon Governor Kate Brown Tuesday appointed a replacement for a state official who resigned amid the investigation into former governor John Kitzhaber.

Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed into law Monday the first ethics bill to reach her desk since she took office in February.

State lawmakers are considering a measure that would ask voters in 2016 to approve limits on a campaign contributions.

Oregon Governor Kate Brown wants to drive the issue of how to unclog traffic and fix decaying bridges back into the fast lane.

The debate over whether to raise Oregon's minimum wage could be headed to the ballot.

Oregon Governor Kate Brown is set to deliver a State of the State address at Portland City Club Friday.

Oregon Governor Kate Brown has made what is perhaps her boldest political statement since she took office in February.

Oregon's new governor Kate Brown said Thursday that votes she took as a state lawmaker aren't necessarily a sign of where she stands on present-day issues.

Oregon's new governor Kate Brown said she'll continue a moratorium on carrying out the death penalty.

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.

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

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

SALEM, Ore. - State elections officials in Oregon would use DMV data to automatically register people to vote under a plan presented in Salem Wednesday. Supporters of the idea say it could give Oregon one of the broadest voter registration pools in the country.

In 2012, about 25 percent of those eligible to vote in Oregon did not register. That’s despite the fact that people can register at the DMV, online, or through the mail. Oregon’s Democratic Secretary of State Kate Brown wants to go even further than these existing systems.

SALEM, Ore. – Four of Oregon's statewide elected officials jointly took the oath of office Friday. Secretary of State Kate Brown, Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian, Treasurer Ted Wheeler and Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum were all re-elected in November.

Rosenblum noted that the event was a bit of déjà vu. That's because she first took the oath last June when she was appointed to fill out the remainder of John Kroger's term.

"Today, I am genuinely thrilled to be here, taking the oath for a second time, but for the first as your elected Attorney General."

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Marijuana initiative activists say Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown is being too aggressive in tossing out petition signatures. One group filed a lawsuit Wednesday saying the rate of invalidated signatures will likely snuff out an initiative to decriminalize marijuana possession.