John Kitzhaber

Editorials from around Oregon

Selected editorials from Oregon newspapers:


The Oregonian/OregonLive, April 4, on elected officials and employees using public email accounts for public business:

Back in 2016, when transparency in Oregon government was all the rage, state agencies were reminded of some basic tenets of open government. Among them: Public employees and officials should use their state-provided email accounts for public business. If they had to use their personal email, they should copy the message to their public accounts as soon as possible.

This was more than just an idle recommendation. With the resignation of former Gov. John Kitzhaber amid allegations - since...