John Kitzhaber

Oregon’s Governor Kitzhaber Resigns

It’s official: Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber resigned effective next Wednesday, Feb. 18, in a letter submitted to Secretary of State Kate Brown. The date his resignation will take effect is uncertain. Kitzhaber ...

The Slow-Motion Car Crash in Oregon Continues

Meanwhile, out in Oregon: “Gov. John Kitzhaber has retained prominent Portland criminal defense lawyer Janet Hoffman to represent him.” Yesterday, the state’s attorney general ordered Cylvia Hayes, the fiancee of Gov. Kitzhaber, ...

Oregon Governor to Face Recall Effort in July

From the first Morning Jolt of the week: A Chance to Un-Do One of 2014’s Worst Incumbent Victories Remember John Kitzhaber, the terrible governor of Oregon, whose fiancée was running a “consulting ...

John Kitzhaber, the Bob McDonnell of Oregon

The Oregonian newspaper’s editorial board assesses the scandals surrounding Democratic governor John Kitzhaber, and comes to a dire conclusion: It it should be clear by now to Kitzhaber that his credibility ...