Governor Kate Brown’s top 5 issues to address in 2016

Governor-Kate-Brown-Official-Photo-webOre. — Oregon Governor Kate Brown announces her plans for the year. The governor is outlining five topics she hopes to address in 2016.

The first is education, where she hopes to improve the state’s high school graduation rates.

Secondly is the economy. The governor says she wants to support small business and increase the minimum wage.

“This year, I will be working to build healthy, vibrant communities that offer opportunities for all Oregonians to engage their full potential,” says Governor Brown.

Brown’s third plan for 2016 is to improve the state government by improving accountability and transparency.

Fourth is making sure of the health and safety of Oregonians, establishing a campus safety working group and enhance safety on the Umpqua Community College campus.

And lastly is the environment. The governor hopes to fund communities for drought preparation and to cover costs for last year’s wildfire season.

To read Governor Kate Brown’s full agenda, click here.


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