Stories tagged: Kate Brown
Fri., June 21, 2019, 12:43 p.m.
Republican state senators in Oregon continued to engage in a high-stakes game of brinksmanship Friday with Democratic lawmakers, saying they are prepared to sue if the Senate president goes through …
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 2:11 p.m.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed the nation’s first statewide mandatory rent control measure on Thursday, giving a victory to housing advocates who say skyrocketing rent costs in the economically booming …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 10:52 p.m.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke agreed to consider exempting Oregon from the Trump administration’s offshore drilling plan after speaking with Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, her office said Friday.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 4:19 p.m.
Boosting affordable housing and job growth in rural Oregon, tightening gun control and battling the opioid epidemic are among Gov. Kate Brown’s priorities in the upcoming legislative session.
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 11:28 a.m.
Container ships are returning to the Port of Portland in 2018, though not frequently.
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 9:18 a.m.
More than a dozen conservation groups have asked Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s office to reopen an investigation into the Oct. 27 killing of a wolf by a hunter who claimed …
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 10:57 a.m.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has formally announced she will run for re-election.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 9:51 p.m.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and Hispanic members of the Legislature vowed Wednesday to defend Latinos in the state, including those who entered the country illegally.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 4:27 p.m.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown asked the state attorney general to be prepared to go to court if the Trump administration tries to shrink a national monument in this Pacific Northwest …
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 10:20 a.m.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has no plans to veto any of the bills passed in the recently completed legislative session.
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 8:02 p.m.
Gov. Kate Brown has signed a bill that will make it easier for transgender people in Oregon to update their birth certificates away from public view beginning next year.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 10:53 a.m.
Eugene-area residents are uneasy following Gov. Kate Brown’s proposal to permanently close a new, $130 million psychiatric hospital there.
Sat., Sept. 24, 2016, 8:36 a.m.
A group advocating for open-carry laws is being criticized for burning an effigy of Gov. Kate Brown outside the state capitol.
Fri., July 29, 2016, 1:52 p.m.
After a series of hostile threats this year, state officials have increased Gov. Kate Brown’s security detail.
Fri., July 15, 2016, 2:34 p.m.
Gov. Kate Brown is launching a series of gun-control efforts in Oregon and urging national bans on assault weapons and stronger state gun laws in the wake of recent mass …
Mon., May 23, 2016, 11:38 a.m.
In a significant turnaround, Oregon officials are clamping down on lead in Portland’s air.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 6:39 p.m.
Willamette University President Stephen Thorsett introduced Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to a crowd of thousands last weekend as the school’s 2016 commencement speaker.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 12:35 p.m.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed one of the nation’s most aggressive pieces of pro-climate legislation into law.
Tue., March 8, 2016, 3:10 p.m.
Gov. Kate Brown has officially placed herself in the running for Oregon’s gubernatorial election.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 1:15 p.m.
Gov. Kate Brown has presented the Oregon Distinguished Service Medal to Alek Skarlatos, the Oregon National Guard specialist who helped subdue a heavily armed gunman on a Paris-bound train last …