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Salem, OR—Media availability to be held on Tuesday, Kotek’s first full day in office

[Salem, OR] - Tina Kotek will be sworn in as the 39th Governor of the State of Oregon on Monday, January 9, 2023.

Chief Justice Meagan A. Flynn will administer the Oath of Office, and then the new Governor will give her inaugural address before a Joint Session of the Oregon Legislative Assembly.

MONDAY: Tina Kotek to be sworn in as Oregon Governor

What: Joint Session to receive the Inaugural Address of the Honorable Tina Kotek, Governor-Elect of the State of Oregon

When: Monday, January 9, 1:00 pm

Where: Oregon State Capitol, House Chamber

Media members should plan to enter through the center doors on State Street on the south side of the Capitol. This is the same entrance for the general public. All who enter the Capitol must pass through a metal detector and bags will be scanned by on-site security.

For the Joint Session in the House chamber, the only space available for media members are the six spots in the rear gallery, which will be first come, first serve. Media members who are not able to utilize the limited seating capacity in the House chamber can watch a livestream of the Joint Session in hearing rooms A – E. Capacity is 90 people per room.

Live streaming of the events will be available remotely on the Oregon Legislative website here. Questions regarding media logistics should be directed to Danny Moran in the House Speaker’s Office,

TUESDAY: Media availability with Governor Kotek on her first full day in office

What: Media availability with Governor Kotek

When: Tuesday, January 10, 1:00pm

Where: Salem. Media must RSVP to press@tinafororegon.comfor additional details.

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