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Stories with person: John Kitzhaber
  • New partisanship challenges Oregon health reforms 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 1:18 pm
  • SALEM, Oregon - Gov. John Kitzhaber has spent at least a decade trying to drive politics out of health care reform, and he successfully drew bipartisan support for an ambitious plan to redesign the system serving poor people on Medicaid.

  • Groups raise pressure against coal-export proposal 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 8:26 pm
  • SALEM, Oregon - Environmental groups stepped up pressure Tuesday on Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber to push a state agency to reject permit applications for a proposed coal-export facility on the Columbia River.

  • Bungling mars health care deadline in some states 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 7:29 pm
  • CARSON CITY, Nevada - As supporters of the federal health care reforms push for final signups, a handful of states are trying to press the reset button.

  • States looking at $0 community college tuition 
    Updated: Mar-18-14 2:16 am
  • PORTLAND, Oregon - Nothing sparks consumer demand like the word "free," and politicians in some states have proposed the idea of providing that incentive to get young people to attend community college.