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Gov. Brown freezing hiring of state workers

SALEM, Ore. – In an executive order, Oregon Governor Kate Brown has implemented a statewide hiring freeze for state employees. The governor’s office said this is just one of a series of executive actions Brown will be taking to address a $1.6 …

Oregon veterans upset with proposed state budget

Salem, Ore. —  A ballot measure aimed at generating additional funding for Oregon veterans passed overwhelmingly in November. The measure sets aside 1.5% of Oregon lottery funds for veterans services; funding that’s expected to bring in $18-million over the next 2 years. …

Obama endorses Gov. Kate Brown

Washington, D.C. — A big endorsement Thursday for Governor Kate Brown from President Obama himself. In a video message, the President praised what the governor’s managed to accomplish during her short term, saying, “Governor Brown has signed legislation raising the minimum wage. …

Final gubernatorial debate

The final gubernatorial debate is Thursday night. Portland NBC affiliate KGW and the Oregonian will host the debate between Governor Kate Brown and Doctor Bud Pierce in Portland.The debate starts streaming at 7:00 p.m. You can watch it on KGW’s website.
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