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6 hrs ago | K103

Gov. Kitzhaber invokes Emergency Conflagration Act

Governor Kitzhaber invoked the Emergency Conflagration Act on Friday, Aug. 1, in response to the Beaver Complex Fire burning in Jackson and Klamath counties.


Related Topix: US Governors, Jackson County, OR, Klamath County, OR

10 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

Oregon's move from Oracle-developed site to on track, official says

Oregon's effort to transition its health insurance exchange from a problem-wracked website originally developed by Oracle to the federal platform is going according to schedule and expectations, state officials said this week.


Related Topix: Oregon Government, Oregon, US Governors

16 hrs ago |

Our disinterested and AWOL governor

It is funny how a memory from childhood can connect so directly with something at the present time.


Related Topix: US Governors, Oregon, Oregon Government, Immigration Reform

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

No oil wells in our waters, say three West Coast governors

Point of Arches in Olympic National Park. The governors of Washington, Oregon and California have sent a message to the federal government: No oil and gas drilling off their West Coast states.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Olympic National Park, US National Parks, California, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Insurance Networking

IT, Data Challenges Continue for Oregon, Connecticut

The most widely regarded as well as the most vilified state-run operations are experiencing technical glitches and data-management challenges.


Related Topix: US Governors, Startups, Oracle Corporation, Lawrence Ellison

Beaverton Valley Times

A little advice for Oregon's next governor

Gov. John Kitzhaber and state Rep. Dennis Richardson squared off in the first gubernatorial debate of the year July 18 at the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association convention in Salem.


Related Topix: Oregon, Oregon Government, US Governors, Wheeler, OR, Opinion

Portland Tribune

Sources Say: Oregonian moves, but not all head to paper's newa

More employees are leaving The Oregonian as what's left of the newspaper moves from its former headquarters on Southwest Broadway to smaller leased digs in the Crown Plaza Building next to the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront.


Related Topix: Portland, OR, Downtown (Portland, OR), US Governors, Marijuana

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Free Republic

Hales: ‘I welcome refugee children to Oregon’

Last week, Oregon took in 50 immigrant kids who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border, supporting them as they await legal proceedings.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Family, Kids, US Governors, US News, Illegal Immigration

Among political casualties of Cover Oregon health exchange fiasco, some fared better than others

But over the last seven months it's become clear that some of the departed employees received a softer landing than others.


Related Topix: Oregon Government, Oregon, US Governors

Lake County Examiner Online

Fires continue to spread across state

Another week, another series of fires emerged across Oregon stretching fire crews and equipment to the limits in an ongoing theme likely to stretch into the fall.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, US Governors, Klamath Falls, OR, Klamath County, OR, Beatty, OR

Willamette Week

On Shaky Ground

Seven years ago, the state identified 275 public school buildings that, without safety upgrades, were sure to collapse when the next big earthquake shakes Oregon.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Powell Butte, OR, US Governors

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Medical News

Consumers who receive insurance subsidies will be asked to verify income, other information

Miami Herald : Consumer Asked to Verify Income, Other Information Or Risk Losing Government Subsidies For Health Insurance About eight million people signed up for a health plan through the ACA exchanges.


Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare, Oregon Government, Oregon, US Governors

Local TV Station KTVZ

Govs urge Congress: Pass wildfire funding bill

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber has joined California Governor Jerry Brown and Washington Governor Jay Inslee in calling for support of the federal Wildfire Disaster Funding Act, to provide the U.S. Forest Service with access to emergency funding for wildfire suppression and protection of programs aimed at reducing wildfire risk.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Oregon, Wildfire, Fire, Oregon Government, US Governors

David Madore's drive for a new Columbia River bridge

He's the founder and CEO of US Digital, an elected member of the county commission and a rigorous conservative espousing smaller government.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Portland, OR, East Portland (Portland, OR), Troutdale, OR, US Governors, Opinion

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

This is in addition to the service for Knowledge... )--NRG eVgo is partnering with BMW on its new ChargeNow DC Fast program.


Related Topix: NuScale Power, US Governors, Startups, BlackArrow, TV Advertising, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Bright House Networks, Financial Markets

Business Journal

North Carolina drops effort to get Nike to disclose more about political contributions

North Carolina State Treasurer Janet Cowell seems to have dropped a two-year effort to get Nike to disclose more information about its political contributions.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, US Governors

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

Sick time + Climate change + Skateboards + Homeless = Eugene City Council

EUGENE, Ore. - The Eugene City Council is poised to take action on local ordinances related to sick time for part-time workers, homeless rest stops, skateboards on city streets, climate change and where you can build on your property.


Related Topix: Eugene, OR, US Governors

Business Wire

NuScale Power Hosts Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber For Facility Tour

NuScale currently has 194 people based in Oregon and is expected to add 105 more within the next year.


Related Topix: US Governors, NuScale Power, Corvallis, OR, Department of Energy, Nuclear Energy, Global Warming

KHOU-TV Houston

Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

The largest power plant in Oregon, the Boardman Coal Plant, sat idle one day earlier this summer, "cold steel" in industry parlance, its dirty power no longer wanted on an electricity grid that is becoming greener.


Related Topix: Portland General Electric, Energy, Global Warming, Powder River, WY, US Governors

Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

This June 20, 2014 photo shows Boardman Coal Plant's wastewater lake in Boardman, Ore.


Related Topix: Boardman, OR, Global Warming, Portland General Electric, Energy, US Governors