The wheels of complicated investigations and then the wheels of government reviews of the investigations can take a long, long time. But it appears that former Governor John Kitzhaber and his seemingly forever fiancee Cylvia Hayes are finally coming to the end of a corrupt and shameful chapter in Oregon state history. Kitzhaber has cut a deal with the State Ethics Commission on a fine to be paid for using his office as governor for financial gain – the same for Hayes, although a settlement for her hasn’t yet been fully negotiated.
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