Category Archives: Governor Kitzhaber

PERS Is Now Off The Table For Gov. Kitzhaber – But It’s Not Really Off The Table

After passage of the “Grand Bargain” by the Legislative Assembly on October 2, 2013, Governor Kitzhaber proclaimed “The Public Employees Retirement System is off the table for this governor,” …. “We are done. We are going to move on to … Continue reading

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Governor Kitzhaber, PERS And People Bashing

Governor Kitzhaber has consistently stated that he is against “bashing” public employees.  He often raises this point when the topic of PERS reform is discussed.  One of his latest statements regarding this appeared in an Oregonian story on November 17, … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To Governor Kitzhaber

Dear Governor Kitzhaber, I was happy to read your comments regarding the need for PERS reform in the November 10, 2012 Oregonian article by Mike Rogoway and Ted Sickinger.  PERS reform is important but there is to be any chance … Continue reading

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Governor Kitzhaber Says Higher Taxes Only Way To Improve Education – He’s Wrong

A November 7, 2012 article in the Oregonian, by Betsy Hammond, reports that Governor Kitzhaber is telling the people of Oregon that if they want smaller class sizes, a full school year, lower college tuition and other education services that … Continue reading

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