Rep. Mike Mclane on the passing of former Governor Vic Atiyeh


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Statement from House Republican Leader Mike Mclane on the passing of former Governor Vic Atiyeh

SALEM, OR – House Republican Leader Mike McLane (R-Powell Butte) issued the following statement tonight upon learning of the passing of former governor Vic Atiyeh:

“It is with deep sadness that House Republicans have learned of the passing of Vic Atiyeh. He was the epitome of a public servant and gave so much to so many in Oregon. Governor Atiyeh was quick to encourage this generation to work together to solve Oregon’s problems. He was our example. He will be missed by all of us. Our thoughts and prayers are with Governor Atiyeh’s family.”

Gov. Victor G. Atiyeh 1923-2014

Gov. Victor G. Atiyeh

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  • Bob Clark

    Probably the best Oregon governor in the last 40 years or so. And probably by a country mile. (He both raised and lowered the state income tax during his tenure, invoking a temporary tax surcharge to counter the ’80 to ’81 recession.)

    • guest

      An uncommonly good public servant working for an upright shape of state, not leaning anywhere gunwales appeared in jeopardy of breaching rails left where the current dotty gov domains.

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