Tag Archives: Governor Kate Brown

Western States Pledge To Resist Trump Rollback Of Pollution Limits

The Clean Power Plan aims to curb carbon dioxide pollution from U.S. power plants, but President Trump is expected to try to roll it back.  In anticipation of an executive order from the president, governors representing the states of Washington, Oregon and California have banded together with mayors from major West Coast cities to reaffirm their […]
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 Fish and Wildlife Commission curtails summer gillnetting

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission has voted unanimously to curtail gillnet fish harvests, altering an earlier decision that was more favorable to commercial fishermen. Source: Oregon Local News – Fish and Wildlife Commission curtails summer gillnetting

Gov. Kate Brown: Half million Oregonians could lose insurance under new federal health plan

Gov. Kate Brown says nearly half a million Oregonians may lose health insurance through 2026 under the federal health care overhaul proposal, potentially tripling the rate of uninsured individuals to 15 percent as older adults could see premiums jump fivefold and roughly 23,000 health workers may lose their jobs. Source: Gov. Kate Brown: Half million […]
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About 1 out of 8 Oregonians would lose health coverage under Republican revamp of Obamacare, state study says

Almost half a million Oregonians could lose their health insurance coverage over the next decade under the U.S. House Republicans’ new health care bill, according to a state analysis ordered by Democratic Gov. Kate Brown. Source: About 1 out of 8 Oregonians would lose health coverage under Republican revamp of Obamacare, state study says | […]
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More than 450,000 Oregonians would lose health coverage under GOP plan

As many as 465,000 Oregonians would lose health insurance by 2026 under the U.S. House GOP health care proposal, because they could no longer afford it, according to an analysis released by the state Thursday, March 16. Source: Oregon Local News – More than 450,000 Oregonians would lose health coverage under GOP plan

Oregon Governor Says New Health Law Would Triple Uninsured Rate And Cut 23,000 Jobs

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown released a report Thursday saying the new health care law created by the Trump Administration would triple Oregon’s uninsured rate and cut 23,000 jobs. Source: Oregon Governor Says New Health Law Would Triple Uninsured Rate And Cut 23,000 Jobs . News | OPB

Oregon Governor Says New Health Law Would Triple Uninsured Rate And Cut 23,000 Jobs

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown released a report Thursday saying the new health care law created by the Trump Administration would triple Oregon’s uninsured rate. Source: Oregon Governor Says New Health Law Would Triple Uninsured Rate And Cut 23,000 Jobs | KUOW News and Information

Kate Brown talks transparency, but seeks more public records exemptions

Update: On Saturday, the Oregon State Veterinary Medical Examining Board met and voted to rescind their request for House Bill 2326, which would make private the names of veterinarians who are fined by the state. Gov. Brown’s spokesperson Chris Pair says this comes at the request of the governor, following The Oregonian/OregonLive’s inquiry into the […]
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Governor Brown Tours Facebook, OYCP

Governor Kate Brown was in Central Oregon, Thursday. In Prineville, she toured the Facebook data center and Iron Horse Lodge affordable housing apartment complex. And, she met in Crook County with community leaders from across the region, to discuss economic growth. She told the group, “We want to problem solve; we want to help people solve […]
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Gov. Kate Brown asks Congress to slam brakes on health care bill

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Thursday asked Congress to hold off on passing Republicans’ American Health Care Act. In doing so, she joins fellow Democrats and conservative Republicans who think lawmakers should wait to pass the bill until the Congressional Budget Office has assessed its impact. Source: Gov. Kate Brown asks Congress to slam brakes […]
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