Like herbicides, pesticides and pollution in its rivers, Oregon’s report card on keeping elected officials clean in the income department not so good.
It is being said that if Oregon had even reasonable income disclosure requirements for elected officials and their family members, Kitzhaber and his then-betrothed 1st Lady would have been caught in the act far sooner than they were. Many are calling for tightening income reporting requirements and lawmakers may very well get to it next legislative session.
Here’s the story in the Oregonian. Click here.