Tag Archives: Kate Brown

Cops And Firefighters Sue OR Gov Over Vax Mandate

Portland, Oregon’s CBS News affiliate reports: A group of Oregon State Police troopers and Klamath County-based firefighters have filed a lawsuit against Gov. Kate Brown over her mandate requiring full COVID-19 vaccination for state workers. The lawsuit comes on the heels of Oregon State Police confirming a social media post made by Trooper Zachary Kowing resulted in his being placed …

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Oregon Gov Deploys National Guard To Help Hospitals

Axios reports: Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) said Friday she is deploying up to 1,500 National Guard troops to support hospitals as Delta continues to reach across the United States. 733 Oregonians are currently hospitalized with severe cases, including 185 in intensive care, Brown said. “I know this is not the summer many of us envisioned, with over 2.5 million …

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Oregon Gov Reinstates Indoor Mask Mandate For All

The Washington Post reports: The indoor mask mandate will make Oregon the third state — following Louisiana and Hawaii — to apply the measures to both vaccinated and unvaccinated people, as bans on mask and vaccine mandates play out in a number of Republican-run states such as Texas and Florida. Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak (D) last month mandated that face …

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Oregon Gov Pauses Reopening As COVID Cases Spike

The Oregonian reports: Gov. Kate Brown announced Thursday evening that she has put all applications for further reopening across the state on hold for at least seven days after seeing a “concerning” increase in coronavirus infections. The announcement came on the night many Portlanders had hoped to receive news of a Phase 1 reopening in Multnomah County, the last of …

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OREGON: Dem Gov Survives GOP Recall Campaign

The Oregonian reports: Organizers of the Oregon Republican Party’s drive to recall Gov. Kate Brown conceded Monday that they did not manage to gather the necessary 280,050 valid voter signatures to put the recall on the ballot. Party Chairman Bill Currier did not return phone calls to The Oregonian/OregonLive, but he said on Monday’s Lars Larson Show that “we did …

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OREGON: GOP State Senators Remain In Hiding To Evade Climate Vote, Socked With $500 Daily Fine Each

Portland’s NBC News affiliate reports: Republican state senators who fled the Oregon Capitol to prevent a vote on major climate legislation will be fined $500 a day each if there aren’t enough senators present to vote on the bill. A GoFundMe page to raise money to pay the fines for the 12 Oregon senators had collected more than $6,000 as …

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Oregon Gov Orders Troopers To Retrieve GOP Senators After They Going Into Hiding Over Climate Bill [VIDEO]

Oregon Live reports: Oregon’s Democratic governor, Kate Brown, has dispatched state troopers to find missing Republican senators and bring them back to Salem to legislate. All 11 Republican senators are in hiding, at least some of them out of state, in order to prevent the Senate from having the quorum it needs to operate. They can’t abide the Democrat-backed carbon …

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Perkins Attacks Oregon’s New Governor

“When Kate Brown takes over as Governor of Oregon, voters may not know anything about her record, but they will certainly know about her love life. The leading stories about the state’s new leader have nothing to do with Brown’s legislative accomplishments and everything to do with her other conquests. As a self-professed bisexual, most of the headlines surrounding Brown’s …

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OREGON: Democratic Gov. John Kizhaber Resigns In Scandal Over His Fiance, Successor Kate Brown Is Openly Bisexual

Via Bloomberg: Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber’s almost four-decade political career fell apart Friday, as he heeded calls from fellow Democrats to resign after a scandal involving his fiancee’s use of his office to generate business for her energy-consulting firm. Kitzhaber, a 67-year-old re-elected to a fourth term in November, announced his departure in a news release. Secretary of State Kate …

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