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Kate Brown

Katherine "Kate" Brown is an American politician and lawyer serving as the 38th governor of the U.S. state of Oregon since February 2015. A member of the Democratic Party, she served three terms as the representative from the 13th district of the Oregon House of Representatives from 1991 to 1997, three terms as the senator from the 21st district of the Oregon Senate from 1997 to 2009, three terms as Majority Leader of the Oregon Senate from 2003 to 2009, and two terms as Secretary of State of Oregon from 2009 to 2015. She became governor of Oregon upon the resignation of John Kitzhaber in 2015. She was elected to serve out the remainder of his gubernatorial term in the special election in 2016 and was reelected to a full term in 2018. As an openly bisexual woman, Brown has made history several times through her electoral success. In 2008, she became the first openly LGBT person elected secretary of state of a state in the United States.


Governor orders most businesses to close

Gov. Kate Brown on Monday directed most Oregonians to stay home except for getting groceries, going to work or handling important activities that cannot...

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown Orders Oregonians to Stay Home, Bans Gatherings to Stem Coronavirus Spread

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown orders Oregonians to stay home, bans gatherings to stem coronavirus spread.

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Oregon stay at home order: Where can I go?

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown issued a stay-at-home order on Monday, after stalling for days on the move to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus. The order...

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New Order Shuts Down Oregon Retail, Other Businesses

"Governor Kate Brown today issued Executive Order 20-12, directing everyone in Oregon to stay at home to the maximum extent possible and adding to the...

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Gov. Kate Brown Issues Order Directing Oregonians To 'Stay Home'

Days after saying she wouldn’t order Oregonians largely to remain at home to slow the spread of the...

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Coronavirus: Gov. Kate Brown orders Oregonians to stay home

After a sunny weekend where people flooded Oregon's beaches and other scenic areas, Gov. Kate Brown...

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Oregon governor issues ‘stay home’ order to enforce coronavirus restrictions

Gov. Kate Brown, under fire for the ambiguous guidelines she issued Friday on social distancing,...

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Brown issues stay home order effective immediately

Gov. Kate Brown is ordering more Oregonians to stay home unless absolutely necessary. Brown on Monday morning issued Executive Order ...

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