After rejecting investigation, Kitzhaber wants Hayes' role clarified
Gov. John Kitzhaber, under growing political pressure over the actions of First Lady Cylvia Hayes, today asked the Oregon Government Ethics Commission to investigate Hayes over allegations she profited from her connections to the governor's office.In a letter the to ethics commission, Kitzhaber general counsel Liani Reeves says the governor's office wants Hayes' role as first ...
Richardson slams Kitzhaber on role of adviser Patricia McCaig.
The two leading candidates for Oregon governor faced questions today about ethics and whether they are giving the public a clear picture of their campaigns’ finances. Gov. John Kitzhaber and his challenger, Rep. Dennis Richardson (R-Central Point), appeared at a televised debate sponsored by the Oregon Association of Broadcasters this morning in ...
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We’re thrilled to announce that Beth Slovic, a former long-time staff writer for WW, is returning to the paper. Beth worked at WW from 2006 to 2011, when she left to join The Oregonian. While at WW, Beth covered education and City Hall, among other beats. Her stories included ...More
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U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenaeur (D-Ore.) has asked federal officials to look into whether taxpayer money was improperly used to organize an anti-drug tour scheduled to roll out across Oregon just as voters will cast ballots on Measure 91, which would legalize marijuana in the state.Blumenauer on Friday sent a letter to the top officials at the federal Office of National Drug Contro...More
The private sponsor of a government-funded anti-drug summit in Madras has cancelled the event after WW first reported it had been set timed to coincide with the fight over Measure 91, the marijuana legalization measure.BestCare Treatment Services said late Thursday it was withdrawin...