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Jack Roberts, who ran BOLI for years, says he can help misunderstood Oregon Lottery
Jack Roberts, the former state labor commissioner, says he had no plans to seek the Oregon Lottery director job until the governor offered it to him.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Kitzhaber cheers on Oregon's CCOs; tales of a taxicab, new scale and saved foot
Gov. John Kitzhaber joined hundreds of Coordinated Care Organization representatives today in sharing success stories and outlining the challenges ahead in reducing costs, while delivering better quality care to Oregon's Medicaid population.
CoverOregon: Bruce Goldberg Keynotes The Skanner News 2014 Martin Luther King Breakfast
Keynote speaker for The Skanner News group's 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast is Dr. Bruce Goldberg, Oregon Health Authority director recently tapped as temporary executive director of CoverOregon.
The Ashland Daily Tidings
Tentative agreement signed in Klamath water wars
Gov. John Kitzhaber and representatives of the Obama administration have signed an agreement for sharing scarce water in the Upper Klamath Basin, where irrigation was shut off to ranchers last summer after the Klamath Tribes exercised newly awarded water rights to protect fish.
Sources Say: Neighbors ready to bring attorneys into water fight
Southwest Portland residents opposed to the sale of Water Bureau property to a developer are raising funds to hire an attorney.
South County Spotlight
With composting off table, S H moves forward - Thursday, 05 December 2013 00:00
A bill signed by Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber last June may have ended any talk of a composting facility in the Stafford area, but S&H Landscape Supplies & Recycling never intended to abandon the property.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Oregon Supreme Court receives first challenge to lawmakers' proposed PERS changes
The Oregon Supreme Court received its first legal challenge this week to the Legislature's grand bargain over reductions to public employees' pension benefits.
Kitzhaber among Governing magazine's public officials of 2013
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber is one of nine public officials named as Governing magazine's public officials of 2013.
KCBY-TV Coos Bay
Cover Oregon application deadline is Wednesday
Cover Oregon says if you want your coverage to start on Jan. 1, you have to submit your application online, postmark it, or fax it by December 4th.
Brother, Can You Spare $200 Million?
Two months ago, Nike Chairman Phil Knight dangled a tantalizing offer before Oregon Health & Science University : the promise of $1 billion-cash-to finance expansion of the cancer institute that already bears his name.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Task Force to meet on Klamath water deal
A task force made up of ranchers, the Klamath Tribes and others is wrapping up work on recommendations to end decades of conflicts over water in the Upper Klamath Basin.
First Lady Cylvia Hayes added to business summit roster
Oregon First Lady Cylvia Hayes will join a panel discussion of poverty at the Oregon Business Plan Leadership Summit, which opens Monday morning.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Cover Oregon has success with sign ups
Cover Oregon was able to sign up almost 3,000 Oregonians to potentially obtain health insurance through the state's troubled health insurance exchange during application fairs it hosted across the state.
Klamath water deal reached between ranchers, tribes
Ranchers and the Klamath Tribes have reached a tentative deal for sharing water in the drought-stricken Upper Klamath Basin .
Time for Banks, other districts to give up on Native American mascots: Editorial
The Banks High School Braves will have to choose a new mascot under a 2012 decision by the Oregon Board of Education banning Native American mascots.
Garmin lands nearly $500K from state for $14M expansion
Gov. John Kitzhaber on Monday announced a $487,000 loan to help GPS maker Garmin fund a $14 million expansion.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Troubled Cover Oregon Obamacare Exchange Feeds Personal Info To Strangers
Cover Oregon, the bi-partisan state health care exchange set up under the Affordable Care Act , is facing more trouble.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
West Linn Tidings
Sources Say: Buchal has a big dose of liberty for Blumenauer
Portland-area Democratic Rep. Earl Blumenauer has just drawn the most politically experienced Republican challenger in years.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Garmin readying expansion in Salem
GPS specialist Garmin appears to be preparing to expand operations in Salem, with a boost from a state incentive fund and local property tax breaks.
The Washington Post
Proposed sales tax comes into focus
Oregon lawmakers worried about the state's heavy reliance on the income tax will try to deepen their revenue foundation by proposing a 5 percent sales tax, according to an early draft of a tax reform package.