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Politics Oracle lawsuit: Kitzhaber advisers manipulated Cover Oregon Oracle lawsuit: Kitzhaber advisers manipulated Cover Oregon
Oracle America Inc. has filed a lawsuit accusing former Gov. John Kitzhaber's campaign consultants of orchestrating the abandonment of the now-defunct Cover Oregon health insurance exchange portal to assist his re-election effort.
Politics Oregon seeks to force Oracle to keep hosting Medicaid system Oregon seeks to force Oracle to keep hosting Medicaid system
Four days before a contract to host Oregon's health insurance system for low-income Oregonians is due to expire, state officials asked a judge on Tuesday to force technology contractor Oracle Inc. to continue running the system.
Politics Oregon governor scandal prompts flurry of ethics bills Oregon governor scandal prompts flurry of ethics bills
In the wake of an ethics scandal that ended former Gov. John Kitzhaber's political career, Oregon lawmakers have proposed a wide variety of measures to prevent abuses in the future, uncover them or punish offenders.
Politics Could there be free community college in Oregon? Could there be free community college in Oregon? (Video)
Just a few weeks ago hundreds of students rallied on the steps of the state capitol demanding reduced tuition at Oregon's universities and community colleges. It seems at least one lawmaker was listening.