Kitzhaber names former Republican lawmaker to OLCC

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Friday, August 24, 2012

Gov. John Kitzhaber has offered up former Republican lawmaker Rob Patridge to be the newest Oregon Liquor Control Commission member, part of an effort to get rid of longtime director Steve Pharo.

Kitzhaber asked Pharo to resign months ago, but he refused. An effort by the OLCC's five-member governing board to fire Pharo also failed when it became clear it was one vote short. Rob Patridge, who served three terms in the House, could provide the needed third vote.

"Certainly Rob and the other commissioners are well aware of the governor's concerns about the leadership of the OLCC," said Kitzhaber spokesman Tim Raphael.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

{biztweet}kitzhaber olcc{/biztweet}

 

More Articles

Downtime with the director of Barley's Angels

May 2015
Monday, April 27, 2015
BY JACOB PALMER

Live, Work, Play with Christine Jump.


Read more...

Make the Case

May 2015
Monday, April 27, 2015

10 briefcases that mean business.


Read more...

Knight Cancer Challenge No Biotech Dream

May 2015
Monday, April 27, 2015
BY JOE CORTRIGHT

The Knight challenge is an important instance of philanthropy. But we should not assume it will magically transform OHSU into a business- and job-spinning engine for the local economy.


Read more...

Nine lives

Linda Baker
Friday, May 22, 2015
0f4f7bfBY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR

Roy Kaufmann always lands on his feet.


Read more...

5 questions for Flywheel CEO Rakesh Mathur

The Latest
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
FW splashBY JACOB PALMER | DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

Portland is awash in rideshare options. We ask the head of Flywheel what sets his app apart.


Read more...

6 highlights from the Craft Brewers Conference

The Latest
Friday, April 17, 2015
thumbcbcPHOTOS BY  JASON E. KAPLAN

The 32nd annual CBC attracted a record number of attendees (11,000)  to the Oregon Convention Center.


Read more...

The ancient fish that stops bullets

The Latest
Friday, May 08, 2015
hagfishthumbBY CHRIS NOBLE | PHOTOS BY JASON E. KAPLAN

Hagfish may not have evolved much over the last 300 million years, but their protein-heavy slime promises advances in super-materials.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS