Tag Archives: Sec. Dennis Richardson

Dennis Richardson says He’ll Seek Re-Election

Oregon’s only Republican statewide officeholder has been battling brain cancer since May. Source: Dennis Richardson says He’ll Seek Re-Election

The Right To Privacy Vs. The Public’s Right To Know – OPB’s Politics Now

In June, Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson announced he had brain cancer. Richardson has long been a fixture in Salem. But since the diagnosis, he’s been spending more time away from the state Capitol. And he recently asked if his deputy could do a central part of his job. In this week’s “OPB Politics […]
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The Oregon Department of Justice Releases Draft Legal Opinion on Land Board Composition

Dennis Richardson attended the meeting by phone. The Oregon Department of Justice this morning released the draft legal opinion that bought clarity to a simmering disagreement at the state Land Board, the three-member panel that makes decisions about state-owned lands, including more than 500,000 acres of state property and the banks and bottoms of Oregon’s […]
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In Cancer Fight, Dennis Richardson Walks Line Between Private Battle And Public Interest

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson has shared few specifics about his cancer diagnosis. That differs from past officials who’ve battled health problems while in office. Source: In Cancer Fight, Dennis Richardson Walks Line Between Private Battle And Public Interest

Despite treatment, Richardson resumes work on State Land Board

Secretary of state declines to delegate his position on the state panel to someone else for Dec. 18 meeting. Secretary of State Dennis Richardson has decided not to delegate his seat on the State Land Board to a subordinate while he deals with cancer, according to a letter disclosed Monday, Dec. 17. Source: Pamplin Media […]
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Capitol roundup: Walden town hall next month

The capitols in Salem and Washington, D.C., are both decked out in holiday bunting, but inside, the normally quiet holiday period has been anything but this year in both locations. A look at some of the political news of the past week: Richardson will stay on Land Board, speaks out on cancer. Top Democrat seeks […]
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Amid cancer battle, Richardson attends meeting by phone

Oregon’s secretary of state, who is battling brain cancer, attended a state land board meeting by speakerphone, a day after he reversed his decision to temporarily leave. Dennis Richardson earlier announced he was leaving the three-member board during his medical treatment and assigned his deputy the role. He reversed his decision Monday on the advice […]
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Richardson video updates public on his cancer fight

In his latest video update, the secretary of state said his brain cancer is impacting his ability to communicate, but MRIs show the tumor isn’t growing. For the first time since August, Secretary of State Dennis Richardson on Thursday, Dec. 13, updated the public about his brain cancer, releasing a nearly three-minute social media video. […]
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Dennis Richardson says brain cancer not slowing him down in video update

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson says the brain cancer discovered earlier this year has not spread and that his mind remains sharp. “The three most recent MRIs show the tumor has not grown,” Richardson said in a video posted Thursday afternoon on his agency’s YouTube channel, noting that the tumor is “small.” Source: Dennis […]
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Secretary of State Dennis Richardson gives update on his brain cancer

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson released a video statement Thursday updating Oregonians on his treatment for a brain tumor. Richardson had announced in June the presence of a “small, cancerous brain tumor.” Since then, he said the “three most recent” MRIs show the tumor has not grown. Source: Secretary of State Dennis Richardson gives update on […]
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