Gov. Kate Brown’s first major mistake

by Dan Lucas There are about 40,000 state workers in Oregon. Around 800 of those state employees work for the Department of Administrative Services (DAS). Some of those DAS employees demonstrated extraordinary courage and principles earlier this year during the … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Ethics, Gov. Kate Brown, Gov. Kitzhaber, Government corruption, Scandals, State Government | 5 Comments

Scandal has come to Oregon

by Dan Lucas Now half of Oregon’s governor’s in the past three decades have been embroiled in scandals that include alleged criminal behavior A column in the Washington Post last August cited Oregon as being the best state in America … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in Cover Oregon, Crime & Sentencing, Cylvia Hayes, Ethics, Gov. Kitzhaber, Government corruption, Oregon Government | 10 Comments

Really good KATU update on Kitzhaber scandal

by NW Spotlight Earlier this week KATU’s ‘Your Voice, Your Vote’ ran a segment titled ‘The Kitzhaber saga continues.’ Willamette Week’s Nigel Jaquiss and KATU’s Hillary Lake talked about “the lawsuits surrounding Oregon’s failed Cover Oregon, those personal emails Kitzhaber’s … Continue reading

Posted by at 11:34 | Posted in Cover Oregon, Crime & Sentencing, Cylvia Hayes, Gov. Kitzhaber, Government corruption | 3 Comments

Oregon DAS Director Michael Jordan is out!

by NW Spotlight The Oregonian and Statesman Journal are reporting that the Director of the Oregon Department of Administrative Services, Michael Jordan, “has resigned with no explanation.” According to a Feb 23rd Oregonian article, “Jordan was one of Kitzhaber’s closest … Continue reading

Posted by at 12:14 | Posted in Gov. Kate Brown, Gov. Kitzhaber | 5 Comments

Oregon Dems’ scandals & investigations

by NW Spotlight OK, this is just getting overwhelming. There were already 4 different federal investigations into the quarter of a billion dollars wasted on the Cover Oregon disaster, and now there are more federal and state investigations as part … Continue reading

Posted by at 07:55 | Posted in 2014 Election, Crime & Sentencing, Cylvia Hayes, Ethics, Gov. Kate Brown, Gov. Kitzhaber, Government corruption, Oregon Attorney General, Oregon Secretary of State, Scandals | 4 Comments

Oregon Senate GOP seeks to clear ‘ethical fog’ around Kitzhaber

Oregon Senate Republicans Request Correspondence between Governor’s Office and Campaign Advisers Salem, OR – Today, Oregon Senate Republicans announced they have submitted a Public Records Request for all correspondence between key Kitzhaber political campaign advisers and the Governor’s office from … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:38 | Posted in Ethics, Gov. Kitzhaber, Government corruption, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon Senate | 4 Comments

No wonder Gov. Kate Brown wants to punish the whistle blowers!

by NW Spotlight A few days ago we reported on Gov. Kate Brown’s chilling moves to silence & punish state employees who refused to delete Kitzhaber emails. KATU is reporting today on new findings about Kitzhaber’s dealings in those emails, … Continue reading

Posted by at 11:44 | Posted in 2014 Election, Gov. Kate Brown, Gov. Kitzhaber, Oregon Secretary of State | 17 Comments

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