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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)

Watch the video.
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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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."


Kitzhaber praises work done in special session

Posted Wednesday, October 02, 2013

The Katu.com logo "Governor John Kitzhaber praised Oregon state lawmakers saying, 'We were able to do what I think a lot of people thought was impossibe.'"

With Nancy Golden as Oregon's new chief education officer, 'work in excellent hands,' Governor says

Posted Friday, September 27, 2013

"Nancy Golden was unanimously ushered into the job of Oregon chief education officer by the Oregon Education Investment Board Friday morning."


Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber dissects special session politics, GMO, I-5 bridge (video)

Posted Wednesday, September 25, 2013

"If approved, the state K-12 school system would get an immediate injection of another $100 million -- enough to add back teachers or school days in most districts."


We can work out a plan for Oregon education during a special session: Guest opinion

Posted Friday, September 06, 2013

"We have a unique opportunity to boost education funding and turn the corner on teacher layoffs and lost school days once and for all."


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