Oregon Governor Kate Brown Newsletter - September 2022

Government and Politics

September 30, 2022

From: Oregon Governor Kate Brown

Oregonians Advised to Continue Practicing Wildfire Prevention as Weather Changes

The Oregon Department of Forestry wants to remind all Oregonians that even with the weather transitioning to fall, fire season is still in effect. Oregon continues to experience drought and fire is still on the landscape.

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Governor Kate Brown Announces $1 Million Investment to Attract Semiconductor Manufacturers to Oregon

Governor calls for bipartisan support of semiconductor task force recommendations.

Department of Forestry Celebrates Conclusion of Statewide Plantings of Hiroshima Peace Trees

A four-year-long campaign to plant 51 saplings grown from the seeds of trees that survived the atom bombing of Hiroshima finished this month.

Back-to-School: A Time for Care and Connection

A back-to-school message from the Director of the Oregon Department of Education, Colt Gill.

ODOT Crew Help Keep Travelers Safe During Fires

The work of the Oregon Department of Transportation's spring cleanup alongside major roads greatly contributed to firefighters success this wildfire season.