Chain Reaction: How a Top SEIU Lobbyist Ends Up Working for the Trial Lawyers


Arthur Towers, who until today was Service Employees International Union Local 503's top lobbyist, will join the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, the latest in a series of moves touched off when Curtis Robinhold, formerly the chief of staff to Gov. John Kitzhaber took the number two job at the Port of Portland in February. In the close-knit world of Oregon politics, one move often causes a series ...   More
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 NIGEL JAQUISS

High-Level Staff Changes on Kitzhaber's Team

Governor Names Mike Bonetto Chief of Staff


Although Gov. John Kitzhaber has reported raising $240,000 this year, he still has not yet announced whether he'll run for an unprecedented (in Oregon) fourth term.But WW has learned that key staffers are not waiting for Kitzhaber to announce his decision before they make their own plans.Kitzhaber's chief of staff, Curtis Robinhold, will depart Jan. 1 to become deputy executive director at the Port ...   More
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 NIGEL JAQUISS

Kitzhaber Names Top Staffers

Gov.-elect John Kitzhaber named several key staffers this afternoon, four days ahead of his Jan. 10 swearing in. Here is the release from Kitzhaber, who has been criticized by some in his own party for moving too slowly with appointments: Governor-elect Kitzhaber today announced his top aides, led by Chief of Staff, Curtis Robinhold. Mr. Robinhold is a native Oregonian with deep roots in the ...   More
Thursday, January 6, 2011 NIGEL JAQUISS


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