Emails show how former Gov. John Kitzhaber’s environmental principles and his friendship with a campaign contributor collided.
Scott Campbell operates on a Bunyanesque scale. He bought
and expanded Banfield Pet Hospital, creating a chain of 750 veterinarian
clinics, before selling the company in 2007. The Southeast Port
Software giant, seeking $23 million in damages, alleges the consultants interfered with Cover Oregon for political reasons.
Oracle America Corp. today filed a lawsuit in Multnomah County Court against the campaign consultants for former Gov. John Kitzhaber. The lawsuit alleges the consultants interfered with the state's handling of the troubled Cover Oregon health care web site in order to help Kitzhaber get re-elected.The lawsuit names as defendants Patricia McCaig, Kevin Looper, Scott Nelson, Tim Rap...More
Oracle America Inc. this afternoon filed tort claim notices with the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, notifying the state that the company may sue former Gov. John Kitzhaber and his former chief of staff, Mike Bonetto.
Oracle's filings say it may sue the two because of their alleged role in deciding to abandon the work Oracle had done to create a website fo...
Newly obtained emails show ex-Gov. John Kitzhaber put his top political consultant in charge of Cover Oregon.
A year ago, it looked as if then-Gov John Kitzhaber’s
biggest headache was Cover Oregon, the $305 million health care website
that was pitched as a national model but became a national
The Oregon Supreme Court last week dismissed ethics charges against Lois Rosenbaum and Barnes Ellis, two prominent Portland lawyers, in what had become one of the longest-running and most high-profile ethics cases in years.The case pitted the Oregon State Bar, which regulates 14,000 Oregon lawyers, against two pillars of the state's largest law firm, Stoel Rives (Ellis retired...
USA Today sifted through congressional campaign spending reports to see who spent what on meals over the past four years. The paper identified $14.5 million in such expenditures.
One of the biggest spenders turned out to be an Oregonian—U.S. Rep. More
The governor’s office’s explanation for a request to delete emails doesn’t hold water.
Did Gov. John Kitzhaber’s office seek to destroy his personal emails stored on state computers?
That’s what WW first reported Feb. 12, based on records obtained by the newspaper and 101.9 KINK/F
After Hayes got nearly $40,000 from an octogenarian, Kitzhaber bailed her out.
Tom Bates could have warned former Gov. John Kitzhaber about getting mixed up with Cylvia Hayes’ finances.
Whitney Bates, was 46 years older than Hayes when he became enthralled
Emails ex-Gov. John Kitzhaber’s office sought to destroy reveal tensions over power, money and former First Lady Cylvia Hayes.
Ex-Gov. John Kitzhaber resigned last week amid allegations
his fiancee, former first lady of Oregon Cylvia Hayes, improperly used
her access to him to influence state policy while benefiting