Oregon Attorney General

Oregon Attorney General
4:34 pm
Tue March 10, 2015

Oregon Lawmakers Remember Frohnmayer

Former Oregon Attorney General and University of Oregon President Dave Frohnmayer died Monday night.
University of Oregon

Originally published on Tue March 10, 2015 3:39 pm

Former Oregon Attorney General and University of Oregon President Dave Frohnmayer died Monday night.

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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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Energy Drinks
5:55 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Northwest Attorneys General Sue Energy Drink Maker

Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum's lawsuit challenges 5-hour ENERGY's marketing.
Credit Juan Manuel / Flickr

Attorneys General from Oregon and Washington filed suit Thursday against the makers of a popular energy drink.

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Inefficient Charities
5:27 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Oregon Lawmakers Vote To Crack Down On Inefficient Charities

M.O. Stevens Wikimedia Commons

Originally published on Thu May 23, 2013 4:36 pm

Oregon lawmakers want to crack down on charities that use very little of the money they raise to actually help people. 

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Rosenblum Oregon AG
5:47 pm
Wed June 6, 2012

Rosenblum 'Honored' At Attorney General Appointment

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber has picked Ellen Rosenblum to be the state's next Attorney General.
Northwest News Network

Ellen Rosenblum says she's "honored" to be selected as Oregon's first female Attorney General. That was the announcement Wednesday from Governor John Kitzhaber. The news comes just as she picks up a Republican challenger in the November election.

Rosenblum is a retired state judge who had the inside track to replace Kroger by virtue of winning the Democratic nomination last month. She'll take the oath of office June 29th, the same day Kroger officially steps down to become president of Reed College in Portland. The appointment assures that she'll be Attorney General for at least six months. She could tack on another four years if she wins the general election in November. Rosenblum says she's already spoken with Kroger about making the transition as smooth as possible.

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Oregon A.G.
5:37 pm
Wed April 25, 2012

Governor To Pick Next Oregon Attorney General

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber is weighing his options for what comes next, now that Attorney General John Kroger has announced he'll step down from the job. It's the first time in 20 years that a sitting Attorney General has left the job early.

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AG To Reed College
4:09 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Oregon Ag To Leave Office For Reed College Post

Oregon Attorney General John Kroger will leave his post in July
Photo courtesy Oregon DOJ

Oregon Attorney General John Kroger has been selected as the next president of Reed College. That means the Democrat will step down early from running the Department of Justice.

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Marijuana Activists
5:37 pm
Wed April 18, 2012

Marijuana Activists Target Oregon Attorney General Candidate

Medical marijuana activists are targeting a candidate for Oregon Attorney General.
Photo Credit: O'Dea Wikimedia Commons

A candidate for Oregon state Attorney General faces an unusual new opposition campaign. Democrat Dwight Holton has become the target of medical marijuana activists. Holton faces retired judge Ellen Rosenblum in the May Democratic primary.

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