Gov. Kate Brown asked legislators on Friday to prioritize funding the Oregon Health Plan within the first few weeks of the legislative session.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown expressed hope and urgency in outlining her agenda before lawmakers during her State of the State address in the House of Representatives at the Capitol on Monday after being sworn in for her second and last term as governor.
Emilia Ford became pregnant at 15 and, after her daughter was born, dropped out of high school.
Oregon’s former Medicaid director Lori Coyner will return to the role on Jan. 28, filling the vacancy she left in 2017.
The Oregon Health Authority announced coverage areas for the next round of the state’s Medicaid system on Wednesday based on county lines rather than Zip codes, which is the case now.