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Outgoing Oregon governor reflects on turbulent final term

Jan. 06, 2023 17:46 PM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's Democratic Gov. Kate Brown faced unprecedented challenges in her final term: COVID-19, a surge in homelessness and street battles between police, racial justice protesters and right-wing extremists. Now, in her final days in office, Brown said in an...

New Mexico governor appointed a new top health official

Dec. 30, 2022 13:37 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Oregon's top health official will be taking the reins of New Mexico's Health Department as the state builds a new veterans home and grapples with the enduring hardships of COVID-19 and the toll of alcoholism, drug-overdose deaths and gun violence. The...