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Gov. Kitzhaber's leadership was behind ballot-measure 'stand-down':

"The governor has committed significant time and energy to bringing business and labor together to address Oregon's inadequate, uncompetitive and volatile system of taxes. The removal of these ballot measures makes this very difficult challenge possible, and it can be the first step in finding more frequent common ground between business and labor in Oregon." (Mar. 12, 2014)

Read The Oregonian article.
Cover Oregon enrollees say it

Cover Oregon enrollees say it's worth it

​"Retired health insurance broker Doug Holloway of Medford says he used to pay $1,200 a month for himself and his wife, both healthy and in their early 60s. Under Cover Oreon, he pays $741."(January 21, 2014)

Read The Mail Tribune article.

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Governor Kitzhaber's fire prevention PSA

"We all have a part to play this wildfire season to prevent human-caused fires." (August 8, 2013)

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Kitzhaber brokers ballot measure peace deal

Kitzhaber brokers ballot measure peace deal

"Instead of spending millions on ballot measure battles, we have an agreement that provides an opportunity for people to work with one another on solving Oregon's biggest problems." (March 3, 2014)

Read The Portland Tribune article.
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John Kitzhaber's Oregon Dream

​In healthcare, Kitzhaber’s goal is to provide a financial incentive to doctors and hospitals to pursue less expensive diagnostic and treatment models, and to spend more time cultivating preventive and primary care relationships with patients. (May 21, 2013)

Read The Nation article.

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Providing cover

Posted Tuesday, November 26, 2013

"Toni and Justin Santos walked into the Lane Events Center just after noon Thursday as Cover Oregon launched its one-day health insurance application fair in Eugene. The Eugene couple walked out about an hour later, one step closer to getting health insurance coverage."

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Three states, B. C. craft climate accord

Posted Monday, October 28, 2013

"The leaders -- Inslee, California Gov. Jerry Brown, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber and B. C. Premier Christy Clark -- also committed to adopting low-carbon fuel standards and promoting the use of electric cars."

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Eight States Teaming Up to Support Electric Cars

Posted Thursday, October 24, 2013

"The coalition of states -- California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont -- is roughly the same as the one that formed in the early 1990s to embrace tighter emissions limits on gasoline-powered cars, which the federal government later embraced."

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A bipartisan achievement

Posted Thursday, October 03, 2013

"The special session was a bipartisan achievement, and a victory for Oregon."

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Legislators get it done, finally

Posted Wednesday, October 02, 2013

"Oregon governance will be better for its experience in leading this week's special session, and Oregonians will benefit from the results."

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