Nation Jul 02California governor signs stringent gun bills, vetoes others
Gov. Jerry Brown signed six stringent gun-control measures Friday that will require people to turn in high-capacity magazines and mandate background checks for ammunition sales.
Politics Feb 18Oregon’s Kate Brown becomes first openly bisexual governor in nation
Kate Brown was sworn in Wednesday as Oregon's governor following an influence-peddling scandal that prompted the resignation of fellow Democrat John Kitzhaber, who had been the state's longest-serving chief executive before his swift fall from grace.
Politics Feb 14Federal supoena follows Oregon governor’s abrupt resignation
Just hours after Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his decision to resign, a subpoena arrived in a state office building confirming that federal agents are looking into the influence-peddling scandal that led to the abrupt end of a four-decade political…
Politics Feb 13AP source: Oregon governor plans to resign
SALEM, Ore. -- Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber said he planned to resign amid allegations his fiancee used her relationship with him to enrich herself -- a stunning fall from grace for the state's longest-serving chief executive, a person with direct…