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Oregon Ethics Commission: Former Gov. John Kitzhaber Used Office For Personal Gain

The Oregon Government Ethics Commission voted unanimously Friday that former Gov. John Kitzhaber violated state ethics law and used his office for personal gain.

The commission was considering an investigation released earlier this week that focused on the former governor’s decision to place his fiancee, Cylvia Hayes, in a state role where she could have used her position to financially benefit their household. 15 more words

OPB - Oregon Public Broadcasting

Oregon Government Ethics Commissioners Want to Fine Cylvia Hayes $110,000 for 22 Ethics Law Violations

Commission chair emphasizes that former Gov. John Kitzhaber also benefited from Hayes’ improper contracts.

The Oregon Government Ethics Commission reacted strongly today to the presentation of a lengthy investigation… 28 more words

Willamette Week

Ethics Commission will investigate former Logos director

The Oregon Government Ethics Commission will proceed with an investigation into whether Logos Public Charter School’s former director, Joe VonDoloski, violated state law when he won a $1.5 million consulting contract with the school a month after he resigned. 57 more words

Mail Tribune

The battle for control of data could be just starting

Companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon happily take our data in exchange for convenience, lower prices or free services, but individuals and businesses are beginning to understand the value of controlling their data instead of simply handing it over to the world’s largest technology companies. 17 more words

Ethics & Law

Former Governor Kitzhaber violated state ethics law, commission rules

The Oregon Government Ethics Commission has found that former Gov. John Kitz­haber broke state ethics law by failing to notify the public of the potential conflicts of interest arising from his fiancee Cylvia Hayes’ paid outside consulting work. 39 more words

The Register-Guard

Doctors, Patients, and Guns—Revisited

October 5, 2017

In light of the mass shooting that occurred earlier this week in Las Vegas, it seems prudent to update the information in the following previously published blog post, … 509 more words

Caring For Patients