Jim McGreevey who announced to the world in a press conference, "My truth is that I am a gay American. In response to the ongoing global COVID pandemic, Brown has publicly urged Oregonians to stay home to avoid spreading the virus, but was initially criticized for not issuing a shelter-in-place order. Gianforte R. Brown's office said her goal was to prevent both initiatives from coming to fruition. Kitzhaber's fate was all but sealed Thursday , after Secretary of State Kate Brown issued a statement describing his behavior, accurately, as "bizarre," top Democrats called on him to step down, and several of his closest advisers resigned. John Kitzhaber officially leaves office.
Oregon's Kate Brown to Become America’s 1st Openly Bisexual Governor
Brown's online bio explains that her main goals during her two terms in office have been to remove barriers to voter registration, help promote growth for businesses and entrepreneurs, create accountability for improving education and provide better services for "the most vulnerable" Oregonians. She's proud it will be Brown who makes history. In she became the first woman to serve as Senate Majority Leader. The state ethics commission, the state attorney general, and federal prosecutors are investigating the allegations raised in press reports. Trump spends his first weekend as ex-president playing golf at his West Palm Beach club Brown is scheduled to be sworn in as Governor of Oregon the second woman to hold the position on Wednesday.
Kate Brown becomes country's first bisexual governor
Brown, 54, was born in Spain but grew up in Minnesota. The embattled now-former Democratic governor Kitzhaber, 67, has resigned his office amid allegations his fiancee used her relationship with him to enrich herself with contracts for her environmental consulting business. Twitter Share. Jim McGreevy came out as gay in then promptly resigned amid revelations that he had given his male lover a state job.
Gay community on next Oregon Gov. Kate Brown: Yes, she counts
Description: Brown, 54, became involved in Oregon politics starting in the s. Families despair as weather halts Pakistan search for K2 climbers. Copy link Link copied. Because Oregon does not have a lieutenant governor, Brown, who has served as Oregon's secretary of state since , is next in line to take over. Kitzhaber has not been seen in public in a week.