John Kitzhaber Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. End of criminal investigation into Kitzhaber, Hayes comes as no surprise to expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Though federal prosecutors have been tight-lipped about their reasons for not pursuing criminal charges against former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber and his girlfriend, legal experts say they were not the least bit surprised by the decision. Several said the contracts awarded to former first lady Cylvia Hayes's environmental consulting business -- under suspicion because of her connection to Kitzhaber -- didn't scream clear and flagrant corruption like other high-profile political scandals that federal prosecutors have pursued.

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  2. Kitzhaber cleared in influence-peddling caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | The Columbian

    Former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber insisted he broke no laws, and federal prosecutors backed him up Friday, announcing that no criminal charges will be filed against Kitzhaber or his live-in fiancee over allegations she used their relationship to win contracts for her consulting business. Kitzhaber surrendered to political pressure in February 2015 and resigned over allegations that Hayes used their relationship to win contracts for her green-energy consulting business and failed to report the income on her taxes.

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  3. No federal charges for Kitzhaber, HayesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Bend Bulletin

    After an influence-peddling inquiry that dragged on for 28 months, federal prosecutors said Friday they have pulled the plug on the investigation of former Gov. John Kitzhaber and his girlfriend, Cylvia Hayes. Kitzhaber resigned as governor in February 2015 following revelations Hayes has received more than $200,000 worth of consulting contracts because of her connection to Kitzhaber and others in his office.

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  4. The Latest: Ex-Oregon governor declares his vindicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Newms360.com

    Former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber says the decision by federal authorities not to file criminal charges against him vindicates him. In a statement released Friday, Kitzhaber says he only resigned in 2015 because of the "media frenzy" surrounding allegations that his fiancee used their relationship to win contracts for her consulting business and failed to report the income on her taxes.

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  5. Former Oregon governor cleared in influence-peddling caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Connecticut Post

    In this Jan. 12, 2015 ,file photo, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber kisses fiancee, Cylvia Hayes, after he is sworn in for an unprecedented fourth term as governor in Salem, Ore. Federal authorities said Friday, June 16, 2017, after a two year investigation, that no criminal charges will be brought against Kitzhaber and Hayes.

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  6. The Latest: Ex-Oregon governor declares his vindication PORTLAND,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The Latest on the decision not to file federal charges against former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber (all times local): Former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber says the decision by federal authorities not to file criminal charges against ...

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  7. The Latest: Report says 1 hurt, 7 missing from US Navy shipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... that Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial will end with a verdict instead of a hung jury. Former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber says the decision by federal authorities not to file criminal charges against him is vindicating. Amazon is buying Whole Foods ...

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  8. Tennessee "hero" says Georgia fugitives surrendered to himRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... allies are preparing to deliver 'a knock-out blow' to the nation's middle-class. Former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber says the decision by federal authorities not to file criminal charges against him is vindicating. Former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber ...

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  9. Trump financial form shows revenue up at Mar-a-LagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... allies are preparing to deliver 'a knock-out blow' to the nation's middle-class. Former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber says the decision by federal authorities not to file criminal charges against him is vindicating. Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a ...

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  10. Elizabeth Warren to New York crowd: 'Fighting back matters'Read the original story

    Jun 16, 2017 | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... the trial of a police officer charged with manslaughter in the death of a black motorist. Former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber says the decision by federal authorities not to file criminal charges against him is vindicating. Former Oregon Gov. John ...

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  11. Legislature working on bill to track college grad ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Portland Tribune

    ... was originally conceived as a project of the now defunct Oregon Education Innovation Board, launched by Gov. John Kitzhaber, Rep. Johnson said. The system will include data from ODE, HECC, the Early Learning Division and the Oregon Employment ...

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  12. State impeachment plan OK'dRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Bend Bulletin

    ... session July 10. The issue has become more urgent in recent years with the February 2015 resignation of Gov. John Kitzhaber amid allegations he knew of influence-peddling by his fiancee, Cylvia Hayes. Kitzhaber was elected to his fourth ...

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  13. This time, what's good for Kansas is good for OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | BlueOregon

    ... The proposal failed to pass in the 2013 legislative session, but was brought back to life by then-Governor John Kitzhaber in the special session. Make no mistake: This tax break was mostly a big giveaway for wealthy business owners. Kansas had ...

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  14. What Gov. Kate Brown doesn't want you to know about DEQ's directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | The Columbian

    ... since they were made by a governor for whom transparency has been a hallmark since she replaced Gov. John Kitzhaber in 2015. Brown's public records attorney, Emily Matasar, justified redacting the passages by citing an exemption in records law that ...

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  15. Ethics panel: Springfield employee bilked city of $61,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    ... fine ever considered by the ethics commission and the first time that new ethics laws established after Gov. John Kitzhaber's resignation have been invoked, according to commission officials. Seban's case has also been referred to police. ...

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  16. Impeachment bill deserves a public vote: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Oregon didn't need an impeachment process to oust former Gov. John Kitzhaber in 2015. Amid mounting influence-peddling allegations against him and his fiancee, Cylvia Hayes, Kitzhaber resigned, having lost the support of key allies in the Legislature.

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  17. 'A critical moment': Kate Brown, lawmakers discuss budget negotiations at Salem forumRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    ... Mark Hass, D-Beaverton , and Tim Nesbitt, who served as an adviser to former governors Ted Kulongoski and John Kitzhaber. Nesbitt is also a past president of the Oregon AFL-CIO. Nesbitt said Oregon's budget situation is confounding to many ...

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  18. Senate leaders likely to block Oregon impeachment resolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    ... other statewide elected officials. It's the second time the resolution has passed the House since former Gov. John Kitzhaber stepped down in 2015. Establishing an impeachment process is the last among a slew of ethics reforms considered by the ...

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  19. House Republicans - Rep. Jodi Hack, R-SalemRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Portland Tribune

    The Oregon House of Representatives voted 49-to-5 Wednesday, March 24, to send a constitutional amendment to voters to create a process for impeaching the governor. Rep. Jodi Hack, R-Salem, has been working on the joint resolution since 2015, the same year Gov. John Kitzhaber resigned amid an influence-peddling scandal.

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  20. Super PAC Seeks "Trackers" to Snag Unflattering Footage of Kate Brown's OpponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Willamette Week

    ... never stopped campaigning after winning the election last November to serve the remainder of former Gov. John Kitzhaber's term, and the 2018 governor's race is already beginning. Last week, American Bridge, a Washington, D.C.-based super PAC, posted ...

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