Governor John Albert Kitzhaber's Public Statements


Full Name: John Albert Kitzhaber
Current Office: Governor, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last 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
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Issue Position: Energy & Transportation Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Education Issue Position: Jobs & Economy Issue Position: Energy & Environment Issue Position: Environment & Sustainability Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Education 8/28/14 Governor Accepts Nomination of Oregon Working Families Party 8/27/14 Governor Kitzhaber: "Even As the Recovery Gains Steam, We Must Continue Our Focus on Family-Wage Jobs" 8/26/14 Governor Kitzhaber issues Executive Order on Commission to Study Oregon's Contributions to National Statuary Hall in D.C. 8/22/14 AG Finds Fraud, Deceit, and Corruption at Oracle; Governor Pledges Full Support to Protect Oregon Taxpayers 8/13/14 Governor Kitzhaber Invokes Emergency Conflagration Act in Response to Rogue River Drive Fire 8/08/14 Governor Kitzhaber on Intel Announcement: 'Innovation that Embodies the Oregon Spirit' 8/08/14 Governor Kitzhaber Announces Next Steps on New Water Initiative to Improve Availability of Water During Dry Summer and Fall 8/06/14 Governor Kitzhaber Invokes Emergency Conflagration Act in Response to Rowena Fire 8/01/14 My Central Oregon - Kitzhaber Urges Backing Of Wildfire Disaster Funding Act 7/30/14 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior - Request for Information and Comments on Preparation of 2017-2022 Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program 7/24/14 Why I'm Running 7/18/14 Governor Kitzhaber Breaks Ground on Expansion that Brings Hundreds of New Jobs to Oregon 7/17/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives; Harry Reid, Majority Leader; Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Export-Import Bank 7/17/14 Governor Kitzhaber and Secretary of Agriculture Vilsack Discuss Rural Economic Development and New Support for Jobs, Wood Energy Projects in Oregon 7/16/14 Governor Kitzhaber Declares State of Emergency to Address Statewide Wildfire Activity 7/10/14 Standing Up for Oregon Workers 7/03/14 ​Governor Corbett Issues Statement on House Passage of HB 1177 7/02/14 Governor Corbett Signs Bill to Increase Penalty for Harming Police Animals 7/02/14 Governor Corbett Signs Bill to Increase Penalty for Harming Police Animals 7/02/14 Governor Corbett Issues Statement Commending House Health and Human Services Committee for Vote on Comprehensive Pension Reform Bill 6/30/14 Governor Kitzhaber Tours Facilities that Put Oregonians Back to Work 6/27/14 Governor Corbett, Attorney General Kane Announce Highmark and UPMC Agreement to Key Conditions Protecting Patients and Consumers​ 6/26/14 Governor Kitzhaber Announces U.S. Department of Labor Grant to Train Unemployed Oregonians for High-Demand Jobs 6/25/14 Hillsboro Tribune - Governor Visits Gales Creek 6/17/14 Governor Kitzhaber: PEBB Decision Moves Toward Better Health and Better Care for Oregon Public Employees 6/17/14 Gov. Kitzhaber: "Oregon's Economic Recovery is on Track" 6/13/14 The Hillsboro-Tribune - Governor Vsits Gales Creek 6/13/14 Governor Kitzhaber Announces Awards to Spur Compressed Natural Gas Market in Oregon 6/10/14 Governor Kitzhaber Announces Relief for Oregonians Who Missed Health Insurance Tax Credits 6/10/14 Governor Kitzhaber Statement on Reynolds High School Shooting 6/09/14 Governor Kitzhaber invokes Emergency Conflagration Act in Response to Fires in Central Oregon 6/06/14 Governor Kitzhaber Pays Tribute to Oregon Veterans on 70th Anniversary of D-Day Invasion 6/03/14 Governor Kitzhaber Praises Sustainability Certification for Oregon Trawl Fishery 6/02/14 Governor Kitzhaber Declares Drought Emergency in Grant, Josephine, and Wheeler Counties 6/02/14 West Coast Leaders Applaud Obama Administration Proposal to Cut Carbon Pollution 5/27/14 Oregon Early Learning Council Invests in Kindergarten Readiness and Innovation 5/19/14 Governor Kitzhaber Releases Statement of Support for Marriage Equality for Oregonians 5/15/14 Governor Kitzhaber Visits Quality-Rated pPeschool to Highlight Statewide Efforts to Improve Early Learning Programs 5/15/14 Governor Kitzhaber Praises Congressional Action on Small Port Dredging 5/08/14 Governor Kitzhaber Applauds $47 Million Grant for Offshore Wind Energy Development 5/07/14 Governor Kitzhaber Declares Drought Emergency In Jackson County 4/19/14 Oregon League of Conservation Voters - Keynote