Editorial: Smear effort misfires badly for agency | Editorial

For the second time this year, a communications plan hatched in part by the Oregon Health Authority has backfired badly.

The news about this latest communication plan, which aimed to discredit a coordinated care organization in the Portland area, was broken last week by the Portland Tribune. On Tuesday, the disclosures prompted Gov. Kate Brown to give the boot to the head of the Health Authority, Lynne Saxton.

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