Articles tagged with: Governor

28 August 2015

California governor releases emergency recovery funds for fire damages

Posted in Regional

Calif. -- California Governor Jerry Brown releases emergency recovery funding in wake of fires in Trinity and Lake counties. Brown's executive order is meant to help residents and businesses acquire ...

10 June 2015

Oregon bill to make it easier to confiscate firearms from convicted domestic abusers

Posted in Regional, Politics

Ore. --- An Oregon bill is trying to make it easier for local law enforcement to confiscate firearms from convicted domestic abusers and people under restraining orders. The Oregon House voted 51 to ...

07 May 2015

Oregon Senate passes bill to ban conversion therapy

Posted in Local

Salem, Ore. -- In a 21 to 8 vote, the Oregon Senate has voted to ban conversion therapy for gay and transgender teens. Conversion therapy is the process of trying to change a person's sexual orient ...

18 February 2015

Former Governor Kitzhaber commutes sentence before leaving office

Posted in Regional

Salem, Ore. -- The Associated Press is reporting that former Governor John Kitzhaber commuted the sentence of a man serving a prison sentence for attempted murder before leaving office. The AP says ...

18 February 2015

Kate Brown, Oregon's 38th Governor sworn in

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

Salem, Ore. -- John Kitzhaber's resignation as Governor of Oregon becomes effective today. Secretary of State Kate Brown was sworn in as the 38th Governor of Oregon this morning at the Oregon State ...

13 February 2015

Who will become the new Oregon Secretary of State?

Posted in Local

Ore. -- With Brown taking over as Governor next Wednesday who will take her spot as Secretary of State? That's up to her and the legislature and political experts from around the state are eagerly a ...

13 February 2015

Kate Brown set to become nation's first openly LGBT governor

Posted in Local

Ore. -- Members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender or LGBT community are celebrating Friday as next week Kate Brown will become the first openly bi-sexual sitting governor in the countr ...

14 October 2014

Oregon's First Lady: Pot Shocker

Posted in Regional

Ore. -- (KGW)  Less than a week after admitting she illegally married an Ethiopian immigrant in 1997, Oregon's first lady confessed to planning an illegal marijuana operation with another man that ...

07 August 2014

Oregon Governor orders flags at half staff for fallen firefighter

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber has ordered all flags at public institutions to be flown at half-staff this Saturday.The order is in recognition of fallen firefighter Matthew Goodna ...

09 June 2014

Undocumented children arrive in Arizona

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

Nogales, Az. -- (CNN) Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is angry over an influx of undocumented children since the memorial day weekend. It's not just because they're in the U.S. illegally, but because th ...