Articles tagged with: Kate Brown

08 July 2015

Senate bill may offer free community college tuition in Oregon

Posted in Local

Ore. --- The 2015 legislative session may have wrapped up, but not before passing Senate Bill 81 -- offering free community college tuition in Oregon. Thousands of eligible students who apply for an ...

06 July 2015

Toxic toy bill heads to Oregon Governor

Posted in Regional

Salem, Ore. -- Your child's toys could be made of safer materials soon. Oregon's Toxic Free Kids Act would remove toxic chemicals from personal care products and children's toys.  The bill will re ...

03 April 2015

Oregon Governor named Grand Marshal of Portland Pride Parade

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. --- Oregon Governor Kate Brown has been named the Grand Marshal of the 2015 Portland Pride Parade. Brown, who is openly bisexual, was the first openly LGBT sitting governor in U.S. hi ...

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 ...

12 February 2015

Oregon Sec.of State Kate Brown: 'Clearly a bizarre and unprecedented situation'

Posted in Local

Ore. -- Oregon Secretary of State, Kate Brown, sent out a statement Thursday morning regarding her abrupt trip back to Oregon and addresses the rumors surrounding Governor Kitzhaber possibly resigni ...

25 February 2014

State databases back online following cyberattack

Posted in Regional, Politics, Technology

Salem, Ore. -- (OPB) Two heavily-trafficked online databases maintained by the Oregon's Secretary of State's office were brought back online over the weekend. That announcement comes nearly three w ...

21 February 2014

State warns people to change passwords after site hacked

Posted in Regional, Technology

Salem, Ore. -- (OPB) Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown is warning people who've used her agency's hacked website (, to reset their password -- especially if they use that s ...