Kitzhaber resigned in February amid federal corruption investigations stemming from allegations that his fiancé, Cylvia Hayes, used her role in his office for personal gain.
Unsurprisingly, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo is getting pushback from interest groups against her goal of "reinventing Medicaid'' - the federal-state program for the poor. The Ocean State's Medicaid costs are America's second-highest per enrollee (Alaska is first) and 60 percent higher than the national average.
The GOP wasted no time in creating yet another self-induced government shutdown showdown. Not even two full months into their control of Congress, and they are pushing a critical federal department towards shutting down, all in an effort to make a political point.
In his last few hours in the Capitol Building, Governor Kitzhaber has the opportunity to undertake perhaps the most courageous act of his career, one that would create his most enduring legacy -- the Governor can commute the death sentences of the 34 men and one woman on Oregon's death row.
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Rumors that Kitzhaber would resign intensified this week after Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum (D) announced that
Kitzhaber has said the couple did not see the income as a conflict of interest that they needed to disclose. Kitzhaber did
Democrat Kitzhaber, in a letter dated Monday, asked Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, also a Democrat, to investigate the
Kitzhaber served as Oregon governor from 1995 to 2003. After returning to work in the medical field, he successfully ran
As the governor's partner, she has toured the state at his side, delivered speeches and championed anti-poverty initiatives
The fiancée of Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber (D) admitted on Thursday that she accepted $5,000 nearly two decades ago in exchange for marrying an Ethiopian man to help him obtain residency in the U.S.
Hayes apologized for the “serious mistake” at a press conference on Thursday and said Kitzhaber, who she has known for 10