Governor Kate Brown

Governor Kate Brown Banks Political Donation From Centene Corporation

The governor has received financial support from both union and corporate sources, including $5,000 from Centene, the health conglomerate that snatched up the Lane County CCO and has its eyes on others. Her opponent, Dr. Bud Pierce, a Salem oncologist, has relied on a split of individual donations and his own wealth.

Gov. Kate Brown netted a $5,000 campaign contribution last month from the Centene Corporation, the Missouri Fortune 500 company behind the controversial takeover of Trillium Community Health Plan.

OHA names chief health systems officer

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has named its new chief health systems officer: Varsha Chauhan MD, MHA. As OHA’s first chief health systems officer, Dr. Chauhan will oversee the newly formed Health Systems Division that includes Medicaid services including the Oregon Health Plan.

Oregon Homecare Provider Files Federal Class-Action Lawsuit Challenging Forced Union Dues Scheme

Federal lawsuit takes aim at state policies that force nonunion homecare providers to pay union dues, accept union bargaining

Eugene, OR (August 13, 2015) – With the help of staff attorneys from the National Right to Work Foundation and the Pacific Northwest-based Freedom Foundation, an Oregon homecare provider has filed a federal class-action lawsuit against SEIU Local 503, Governor Kate Brown, and several high-ranking

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