AG Ellen Rosenblum Still Dragging Her Heels On Kitzhaber/Hayes Investigation


Oregon law requires Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum to investigative public corruption. The law says the AG “shall…investigate allegations of corruption or malfeasance by public officials in Oregon and, where appropriate, coordinate, cooperate and assist in taking legal action.”  In legal terms, the word "shall" means “must.” Rosenblum’s predecessor, former AG John ...   More
Friday, February 6, 2015 NIGEL JAQUISS

Attorney General Email Scam Demands Payments on Fake Loans


The Oregon attorney general is often the state official whose supposed to be hunting down consumer scams. But AG Ellen Rosenblum said today her name and official seal have been hijacked in an email scam seeking to bilk people who might have outstanding debt. The scam email comes from "Mrs. Ellen F. Rosenblum" using an address that takes a stab at legitimacy: "I am from financial ...   More
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 KATE WILLSON

Department of Justice Investigating Alleged Ballot Fraud At Clackamas County Elections

Sources say election worker filled in ballots for Republican candidates


A Clackamas County elections worker is under criminal investigation for tampering with ballots, WW has learned. The underlying allegation is that the woman, whose name has not been released, filled in blanks on ballots turned into the county for the Nov. 6 general election. Sources familiar with the incident say their understanding is that the woman filled in a straight Republican ticket on the ...   More
Friday, November 2, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

The Puzzle At Justice

John Kroger, Oregon’s most ambitious politician, won’t run for re-election due to an illness he won’t disclose.

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It’s been a long time since Oregon has seen a politician as ambitious as John Kroger.   More
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 NIGEL JAQUISS

Oregon State Police Union's 'Invoice' Is Not A 'Bill'—Really?

jeff leighty

The latest Rogue of the Week, the Oregon State Police Officers' Association, earned its place by employing some fundraising tactics WW deemed "at best misleading and, at worst, bullying." OSPOA, the union representing state troopers, hires a private company, Jadent, Inc., to run the fundraising campaigns. Jadent in turn hired a subcontractor, Public Reply Center, Inc. of Southeast Portland, to handle ...   More
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 COREY PEIN

Cylvia Hayes Issues Statement: "Witness" Not "Target" of Investigation

Cylvia Hayes, the Bend green energy consultant and long-time girlfriend of former Gov. John Kitzhaber, issued a statement this afternoon concerning her role in a federal and state investigation into "potential contracting irregularities" at the Oregon Department of Energy. Memorandum To: Oregon Media Outlets From: Cylvia Hayes, CEO, 3E Strategies Date: September 24, 2010 On ...   More
Friday, September 24, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS


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