Tag Archives: Governor Kate Brown

Brown appoints new Oregon DCBS, Veterans Affairs directors

The Department of Consumer and Business Services has a new director: Cameron Smith, who comes to the agency from the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs. Gov. Kate Brown today announced Smith’s appointment to Oregon’s largest business regulatory and consumer protection agency. Source: Brown appoints new Oregon DCBS, Veterans Affairs directors

Sen. Steiner Hayward: January vote could nix promise to insure children

Failure of Measure 101 in January could make it tough for Oregon to backstop federal CHIP program. Source: Sen. Steiner Hayward: January vote could nix promise to insure children

Bullseye Glass sues Gov. Brown over 2016 environmental crackdown

Bullseye Glass, a Southeast Portland art glass maker under fire for its environmental record, claims state officials acted unfairly when they moved against the company. Source: Bullseye Glass sues Gov. Brown over 2016 environmental crackdown

Bullseye Glass Sues Oregon Governor, Regulatory Agencies

The company’s lawsuit claims Oregon regulators inappropriately targeted the art glass maker. Source: Bullseye Glass Sues Oregon Governor, Regulatory Agencies

Federal lawsuit: Bullseye was scapegoat for SE air pollution

Bullseye Glass Co. is seeking $30 million in damages for violations of its civil rights in a state air pollution investigation in 2016. Source: Federal lawsuit: Bullseye was scapegoat for SE air pollution

Editorial: Lawmakers should back Gov. Brown on OSU-Cascades bonds

Gov. Kate Brown gave the OSU-Cascades campus badly needed support Dec. 8 when she included some $39 million for the school in the higher education financing package she’s seeking from the 2018 Legislature. With luck, lawmakers will be more receptive to the state’s newest university next year than they were in this one. Source: Editorial: […]
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Kate Brown’s request for state government success stories gets a scathing response

Gov. Kate Brown wants Oregon state employees to share their stories of innovation, cost savings and great customer service with her. In a Nov. 27 email, the governor cited a couple examples of what she considers innovation by the state: leadership changes at the Oregon State Police, a program to improve primary health care and […]
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Please Save Kids’ Health Care – Guest Opinion

OSL Ed. Note: New York Times Guest Opinion is co-written by Governor Kate Brown. Nearly nine million children across the country receive health care services through the Children’s Health Insurance Program, enacted with bipartisan congressional support in 1997 to provide health care coverage for children from eligible families with low and moderate incomes. In our […]
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Editorial: Governor has a shot at leadership

Stop us if you’ve heard this before: Gov. Kate Brown, speaking last week at the annual Oregon Leadership Summit, called for state leaders to find a long-term solution to Oregon’s Source: Editorial: Governor has a shot at leadership | Editorial | democratherald.com

Portland Harbor Superfund makes Trump EPA list of 21 sites targeted for ‘immediate and intense’ attention

The Portland Harbor Superfund, the contaminated 10-mile stretch of the Willamette River right through the heart of the Rose City, is one of 21 toxic areas the Trump administration says should see “immediate and intense” attention. Cause for celebration? Source: Portland Harbor Superfund makes Trump EPA list of 21 sites targeted for ‘immediate and intense’ […]
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