Elisa Dozono Named Lottery Commission Chair


Gov. John Kitzhaber really, really wanted Portland lawyer Elisa Dozono to chair the Oregon Lottery Commission. Like many politicians, Kitzhaber has a love-hate relationship with gambling—he's decried the harmful effects gambling has on Oregonians but knows the state is addicted to the more than $500 million Lottery puts into state coffers every year.As WW reported earlier, Kitzhaber's first attempt ...   More
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

Murmurs: The Zombie Projects

The hidden $111 million hotel subsidy revealed.

Metro has said publicly that a new headquarters hotel at the Oregon Convention Center would get a $10.4 million cash subsidy from the regional government and the City of Portland. But documents    More
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Kitz Doubles-Down on Dozono

The streetcar is slow getting to Tucson, too.

Gov. John Kitzhaber keeps rolling the dice on Elisa Dozono. In May, WW reported that Kitzhaber submitted Portland lawyer Dozono’s name for a vacancy on the Oregon Lottery Commission, then withdrew i   More
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Kitzhaber Withdraws Dozono's Lottery Nomination


Last week, WW reported Gov. John Kitzhaber had selected Portland lawyer Elisa Dozono to replace Steve Ungar on the powerful five-member Lottery Commission. That would be a plum assignment for Dozono, whose public service includes being former Mayor Vera Katz's spokeswoman, working on Kitzhaber's gubernatorial transition team and co-founding Emerge Oregon, a non-profit that recruits and trains Democratic ...   More
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS


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