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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)

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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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Governor Kitzhaber's address to the Portland Business Alliance Breakfast

Posted Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Governor John Kitzhaber speaking at the Portland Business Alliance Breakfast "That's what Oregonians expect: they know the future is not going to be created by people clinging to the past."




Governor's Remarks at Upper Klamath Basin Signing Ceremony

Posted Friday, April 18, 2014

Governor John Kitzhaber speaking at the Upper Klamath Basin Signing Ceremony "I'm humbled to watch people of Klamath Basin stand together on solutions -- we can rebuild community from conflict."




Oregon hiring increases in March to fastest pace since 2005

Posted Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The Oregonian logo "Hiring increased in March to its strongest pace in nearly a decade, according to a state report issued Tuesday."




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

Posted Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The Oregonian logo "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."




Kitzhaber brokers ballot measure peace deal

Posted Monday, March 03, 2014

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"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."

 




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