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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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Kitzhaber starts push for PERS deal

Posted Friday, July 26, 2013

“"If the sides can reach a compromise, the governor will call lawmakers back to Salem for a special session, likely this fall."”


Editorial: Give Legislature a grade of 'incomplete'

Posted Thursday, July 11, 2013

Albany Democrat Herald logo It is, of course, a silly exercise to rate a session of the Oregon Legislature so soon after it wraps up: The dust has yet to settle on the 2013 session, which adjourned Monday afternoon after a busy final weekend.

John Kitzhaber on the 2013 Legislature: It's been productive, but we have unfinished business

Posted Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Governor Kitzhaber on the 2013 Legislative Session“I am convinced we can do even more to boost education funding and turn the corner on teacher layoffs and lost school days once and for all.”

Ads use healthy dose of humor

Posted Tuesday, July 09, 2013

“The Cover Oregon marketplace will enable people to comparison shop for insurance policies and see whether they’re eligible for tax credits or for the Oregon Health Plan, the state’s version of Medicaid.”


Oregon gets creative with hipster Obamacare ads

Posted Monday, July 08, 2013

“Oregon, which has long led the nation in health care innovation, is one of 17 states that is running its own exchange.”> ​​​​​​

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