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The Oregon Business Plan is paying dividends

The Oregon Business Plan is paying dividends

​"The governor's efforts to improve outcomes and boost investment in education while lowering costs for core government functions like health care and public safety are a key part of achieving the goals of the Oregon Business Plan." (July 20, 2014)

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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.
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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)

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Oregon's health care experiment off to a promising start

One of the heaviest lifts for the Oregon Legislature in recent years was its narrow passage, in 2012, of health care reform laws authorizing the creation of Coordinated Care Organizations to cut medical costs incurred by members of the Oregon Health Plan. (June 26, 2014)

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Klamath Tribes, irrigators ink tentative water-sharing pact

Posted Thursday, December 05, 2013

The Capital Press logo "After months of talks, irrigators in the Upper Klamath Basin and the Klamath Tribes inked a water-sharing agreement in principle on Dec. 2."

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."


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."


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."


A bipartisan achievement

Posted Thursday, October 03, 2013

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


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