Lars Larson: Cylvia Hayes profiting from ‘low carbon fuel’ pillow talk

by Lars Larson We all heard a lot about Cylvia Hayes, the girlfriend of Governor John Kitzhaber, who scored more than 80 thousand dollars in consulting contracts, by using her position as a so-called energy advisor to the governor. In … Continue reading

Posted by at 04:55 | Posted in Cylvia Hayes, Energy, Gov. Kitzhaber, Green Energy | 5 Comments

Kitzhaber’s education official OKs graphic sex workshops for minors

Parents’ Rights in Education On November 18, 2014, a KOIN 6 investigative report exposed shocking details about the Adolescent Sexuality Conference (ASC) held in Seaside, Oregon. The state responded: 12/01/14 – Oregon Department of Education (ODE) quietly announced the termination … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:42 | Posted in Education, Gov. Kitzhaber, Oregon Government | 19 Comments

Kitzhaber’s stonewalling consistent with Oregon’s “F” grade

by NW Spotlight After Willamette Week’s Nigel Jaquiss began uncovering a series of problems with Oregon First Lady Cylvia Hayes, many other members of the Oregon media began requesting information about Hayes and her potential blurring of lines between her … Continue reading

Posted by at 06:21 | Posted in 2014 Election, Cylvia Hayes, Gov. Kitzhaber, Media | 3 Comments

Equal Outcome Is the Wrong Goal

By John A. Charles, Jr. In Governor Kitzhaber’s final inaugural address last week, he focused on the themes of equality and community. Specifically, he wants to reduce the gap between rich and poor. He also believes that only through collective action … Continue reading

Posted by at 05:00 | Posted in 2014 Election, Economy, Gov. Kitzhaber, Government reform, Government Spending, Government Waste, Leadership, Liberalism, Oregon Government, Progressivism, State Budget, State Government, State Taxes, Taxes | Tagged , , , , , | 16 Comments

Governor Kitzhaber’s socialist, environmental agenda

by Sen. Jeff Kruse (R-Roseburg) During the time the Governor has been in control of the education system, Oregon has been in a downward spiral We are just a couple of weeks away from the beginning of Oregon’s 78th Legislative … Continue reading

Posted by at 07:31 | Posted in Global Warming, Gov. Kitzhaber, OR 78th Legislative Session | 10 Comments

Lars Larson: More sleazy Kitzhaber ‘document dumps’ over holidays

by Lars Larson Sleazy politicians use holiday document dumps to get embarrassing information out of the way. So no surprise that administration of Governor John Kitzhaber chose the Christmas and New Year’s holidays to release information about his girlfriend’s illegal … Continue reading

Posted by at 06:01 | Posted in Ethics, Gov. Kitzhaber, Media | 15 Comments

The ever-elusive K-12 school funding in Oregon

by Dan Lucas The Portland Tribune ran an article a couple of days ago on the upcoming Oregon legislative session. It focused on Sen. Mark Hass (D-Beaverton) starting his role as chairman of the Senate Finance and Revenue Committee. The … Continue reading

Posted by at 08:57 | Posted in Education, Gov. Kitzhaber, OR 78th Legislative Session, Oregon House, Oregon Senate, PERS, State Budget, State Taxes | 39 Comments

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