Tag Archives: Governor Kate Brown

WATCH: Lars Larson Grills Oregon Governor Kate Brown Over Fighting Wildfires

One person’s already dead in the wildfires that hit Oregon this week and tens of thousands of acres have burned. Source: WATCH: Lars Larson Grills Oregon Governor Kate Brown Over Fighting Wildfires | KXL

Gov. Brown declares statewide wildfire emergency

Guard available under ‘Operation Plan Smokey’ Governor Kate Brown on Wednesday declared a statewide wildfire emergency, which activates Operation Plan Smokey to make Oregon National Guard troops and resources available to the Oregon Department of Forestry. Source: Gov. Brown declares statewide wildfire emergency – KTVZ

Governor declares Wheeler County drought emergency

Seven counties in state under declarations. Governor Kate Brown announced Wednesday a drought emergency for Wheeler County due to low snowpack, lack of precipitation, low streamflows and warming temperatures as wildfires spread throughout Oregon. Source: Governor declares Wheeler County drought emergency – KTVZ

Hostility, threats toward Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on the rise, cops warn

In evaluating hostility toward a governor, state police have to differentiate between protected political speech and potentially criminal behavior. Troopers also have to contend with individuals struggling with mental illness. Source: Hostility, threats toward Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on the rise, cops warn | OregonLive.com

Where the real fight over abortion will take place

This year’s gubernatorial races could decide the battle lines if Roe v. Wade is ultimately overturned. In Rhode Island, Gov. Gina Raimondo, a Democrat running for a second term, has called for a special legislative session to codify abortion rights into state law. In Wisconsin, former state representative Kelda Roys, battling in a crowded Democratic […]
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Brown rails against potential curbs to pre-existing condition coverage

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown used her visit Wednesday morning to the Rogue Valley to call for keeping pre-existing conditions covered under government-run health insurance. The Democratic governor gave a brief press conference in a courtyard behind Ashland’s Planned Parenthood, flanked by supporters that included two local residents living with pre-existing conditions who spoke before her […]
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DHS not fulfilling its promises of openness

What a terrible time for the Oregon Department of Human Services to conceal what it’s doing to improve foster care. Source: DHS not fulfilling its promises of openness

Hammond pardons draw cheers, shrugs from officials

While Republicans expressed elation at the pardons, Democrats appeared less enthusiastic. Source: Hammond pardons draw cheers, shrugs from officials

Pressure builds for Nathan Boddie to quit Oregon House race

The Democrat faces new calls to leave the District 54 race and resign from the Bend City Council amid sexual misconduct allegations. Source: Pressure builds for Nathan Boddie to quit Oregon House race

Gov. Kate Brown joins call for Boddie to drop out

Mayor Pro Tem Sally Russell and District Attorney John Hummel cite character attacks. Pressure is mounting on Nathan Boddie to drop out of his state House race and resign his Bend City Council seat because of allegations that he groped a young woman at a bar and his subsequent attacks on her character. Gov. Kate Brown joined […]
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