State Treasurer Wheeler finds his agenda stymied and his future at a crossroads.
Until recently, State Treasurer Ted
Wheeler’s political future looked bright. He had risen quickly from
being a reform-minded chairman of the Multnomah County Board of
Commissioners to overs
Former Gov. John Kitzhaber’s state attorney was alarmed by a business group’s help for first lady Cylvia Hayes.
The federal investigation into allegations of influence
peddling by former Gov. John Kitzhaber and first lady Cylvia Hayes is
Sources tell WW
that a grand jury in Portland has be
Here are the stories WW has published so far based on the emails from Gov. John Kitzhaber's personal accounts that were kept in state computers, and the controversy about the efforts by his office Fe
Newly obtained emails show ex-Gov. John Kitzhaber put his top political consultant in charge of Cover Oregon.
A year ago, it looked as if then-Gov John Kitzhaber’s
biggest headache was Cover Oregon, the $305 million health care website
that was pitched as a national model but became a national
Why is Oregon AG Ellen Rosenblum ducking the Kitzhaber-Hayes case?
Allegations of wrongdoing, ethical violations and even
criminal activity have been piling up for months around Gov. John
Kitzhaber and first lady Cylvia Hayes.
governor has the authority t
The widening scandal involving Gov. John Kitzhaber and
first lady Cylvia Hayes is without precedent in Oregon, where it has
been decades since a governor’s administration has seen allegations
Commissioner Diane McKeel’s husband pulled strings with county officials.
The husband of Multnomah County Commissioner Diane McKeel
used his relationship with McKeel to get his way in a land-use dispute
last year over a local fire station.
show Dr. Mike Mc
Hold your wallets. Oregon Democrats ruling Salem want to raise your taxes.
Lawmakers convened in Salem on Jan. 12 to attend Gov. John
Kitzhaber’s inaugural address and start the business of making new
Many states saw
Democrats wiped out in the 2014 election
New documents show why first lady Cylvia Hayes is subject to Oregon’s ethics laws.
Cylvia Hayes has garnered many titles in her career. She
is CEO of her consulting business, 3E Strategies. She has carried the
designation of adviser to her fiance, Gov. John Kitzhaber. And she�
Last month’s vote on immigration shows a deep political divide in Portland.
We’ve long known voters in East Portland
tend to be more conservative than their inner-city neighbors. But the
Nov. 4 election highlighted the city’s political divide between voters