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Conversation with Governor Kitzhaber

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Governor Kitzhaber is about a year into his third term as Oregon governor. He’s already made headlines and a bit of controversy with the announcements of a hiring freeze and a moratorium on the death penalty. As the 2012 short legislative session begins, we sit down with Kitzhaber to ask him about his priorities for the legislature and the issues lawmakers will tackle, including the budget, health care, education and public safety. We’ll also get his reaction to the new OPB/DHM Research poll about how Oregonians are feeling about the economy and other issues — and we’d like to get your questions in as well.

Editor’s Note: Our conversation with the governor will be recorded Tuesday afternoon at 3 p.m. What would YOU like to ask? Post your questions now!

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