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John Kitzhaber's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: John Albert Kitzhaber
Office: Governor (OR), Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Working Families, Democratic for Governor
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sharon; 1 Child: Logan
Birth Date: 03/05/1947
Birth Place: Colfax, WA
Home City: Salem, OR
Religion: Non Denomination
Date Title
Issue Position: Energy & Environment
Issue Position: Jobs & Economy
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Health Care
June 27, 2014 Governor Corbett, Attorney General Kane Announce Highmark and UPMC Agreement to Key Conditions Protecting Patients and Consumers​
Feb. 20, 2014 Governor Kitzhaber Announces Agreement Between Hospitals and SEIU to Engage Frontline Workers and Improve Care
Jan. 1, 2014 Why I'm Running
Dec. 16, 2013 Governor Corbett Launches Statewide Healthy Pennsylvania Drug Take-Back Initiative
July 3, 2013 Governor Kitzhaber Praises House passage of OHA budget
June 27, 2013 Governor Kitzhaber Applauds House for Passage of Public Safety Bill
June 25, 2013 Key Early Learning Bill Passes House
May 14, 2013 Governor Kitzhaber Statement on House Bill 2216
March 5, 2013 Governor Kitzhaber statement on Senate passage of SB 483
Feb. 21, 2013 Oregon picked to lead national innovation in health care improvements
Feb. 14, 2013 Governor Kitzhaber Testimony on SB 483
Feb. 1, 2013 Executive Order 13-02: Establishing the Task Force On Traumatic Brain Injury
Jan. 18, 2013 Governor Kitzhaber atatement on $226 million federal grant for Cover Oregon
Jan. 14, 2013 2013 Oregon State of the State Address
July 9, 2012 Oregon's Federal Agreement on Health System Transformation Finalized
May 3, 2012 Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber and Obama Administration Announce Agreement to Improve Care for Oregonians on Medicaid
March 2, 2012 Governor Kitzhaber Signs Landmark Bill to Deliver Better Health at a Lower Cost
Feb. 23, 2012 Governor Kitzhaber Press Conference Transcript
Feb. 14, 2012 Health Care Reform Passes Key Vote
Feb. 10, 2012 Health Care Savings One Step Closer
Feb. 7, 2012 Address to Oregon League of Women Voters
Jan. 13, 2012 Oregon State of the State Address 2012
Oct. 4, 2011 Governor Kitzhaber Highlights the Important Role of States in Driving National Health Care Reform
Oct. 4, 2011 Governor Kitzhaber in D.C. to Stress the Role States Play in Driving National Health Care Reform
Aug. 22, 2011 Governor Kitzhaber Moves Forward with Education and Health Care Reform
June 30, 2011 Landmark Health Care Legislation to Offer Better Care, Reduced Cost
June 30, 2011 Governor Kitzhaber Issues Sine Die Statement
June 15, 2011 Governor Promotes Rural Jobs and Health of Forests at Risk of Arizona-Style Wildfire
June 7, 2011 Consumers and Small Business will Benefit from Passage of Oregon Health Insurance Exchange
June 1, 2011 Governor Commends House Health Care Committee on Passage of Oregon Insurance Exchange
May 23, 2011 Governor Kitzhaber Signs Bills that Move His Health Care Agenda Forward
May 17, 2011 Governor Kitzhaber Applauds Joint Committee's Passage of Health Care Transformation Bill
April 27, 2011 Salem Rotary Club
April 19, 2011 Blog - My First 100 Days
March 7, 2011 Governor Kitzhaber Reaffirms Commitments to Workers' Rights, Job Creation and Health Care Reform in Labor Address
March 4, 2011 Kitzhaber Calls for Action in City Club Speech
Feb. 18, 2011 Governor Kitzhaber Statement on meeting with President Obama
Aug. 30, 2010 Interview with Gov. John Kitzhaber by Matías Trejo De Dios
May 24, 2010 Last Tuesday Night
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