Tag Archives: Governor Kate Brown

For the first weekday since March 16, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown skips coronavirus briefing

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has delivered coronavirus response announcements and fielded questions from reporters in telephone calls every weekday since March 16. But the governor opted not to hold such a call on Thursday because most of the state’s updates are expected to be delivered by health officials at a 1 p.m. briefing. Source: For the first […]
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Oregon governor blames feds for shortage of protective equipment during coronavirus outbreak

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown used her daily media briefing Wednesday to call out federal authorities for the ongoing shortage of protective equipment for healthcare workers during the coronavirus outbreak. Source: Oregon governor blames feds for shortage of protective equipment during coronavirus outbreak – oregonlive.com

Gov. Kate Brown Speaks In-Depth About Oregon’s COVID-19 Response

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown spoke Wednesday with Think Out Loud host Dave Miller about the state’s response, criticisms of her “stay home” request and then order, school closures and frustration with the federal government. Source: Gov. Kate Brown Speaks In-Depth About Oregon’s COVID-19 Response

Oregon joins Washington in closing Columbia River fisheries

SALEM, Ore. (KTVZ) — Following Wednesday’s announcement by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife that it will close all recreational fisheries in the state, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced it will close recreational salmon and steelhead in the Columbia River, effective Thursday at 11:59 p.m. Source: Oregon joins Washington in closing […]
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Oregon Still Needs More PPE, Governor Says

As of Wednesday evening, there are 268 diagnosed cases of the novel coronavirus in Oregon and 10 known deaths. Source: Oregon Still Needs More PPE, Governor Says

Governor: Oregon Companies Want To Make Protective Gear But Are Stymied By Federal Regulations

The lack of masks, gowns and goggles is endangering health care workers across the nation as they try to combat COVID-19. Source: Governor: Oregon Companies Want To Make Protective Gear But Are Stymied By Federal Regulations

Oregon Delays Personal Income Tax Deadline Until July

The decision mimics a move announced by the federal government last week. Oregonians who’ve delayed filing their personal income taxes suddenly have one less urgent item on their to-do list. Less than a month before the state’s usual filing deadline, Gov. Kate Brown announced Wednesday she is pushing back the due date for personal and corporate […]
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Oregon Gov. Brown slams Trump administration over mask production woes

Gov. Kate Brown is slamming the Trump administration for its failure to provide companies that want to make respirator masks and ventilators with a guarantee of liability protection. Brown said Wednesday that Oregon companies have the capability to start making respirator masks immediately but are hesitant to do so because they could face liability issues […]
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Can Oregon’s Best Salespeople Convince Residents To Stay Home?

Gov. Kate Brown’s office is tapping preeminent Portland ad firm Wieden+Kennedy for help communication the urgency of the coronavirus. Source: Can Oregon’s Best Salespeople Convince Residents To Stay Home?

Oregon delegation seeks federal disaster declaration for state

Bipartisan letter to White House comes in support of governor’s COVID-19 disaster request. Source: Oregon delegation seeks federal disaster declaration for state