We will continue doing whatever it takes to help these communities recover and rebuildNorthwest mops up from mud, floods Dec 05, 2007
It's disappointing that some of the state's largest corporations, with the reputation for being forward thinking and cutting edge, are the loudest opponents to a bill that would advance Oregon's competitiveness globally in one of the fastest growing industries: renewable energyRenewables face industry opposition May 15, 2007
Theodore R. "Ted" Kulongoski (pronounced /kʊləŋˈɡɒski/ KOO-ləng-GOS-kee, born November 5, 1940) is an American politician, currently serving his second term as the 36th Governor of Oregon. As a Democrat, he has served in both houses of the Oregon Legislative Assembly, as the state Insurance Commissioner, the Attorney General, and an Associate Justice on the Oregon Supreme Court. As of January 2009, Kulongoski is the oldest current governor in the United States.
Kulongoski was born in St. Louis Missouri in 1940. He was 4 years old when his father died, and spent the rest of his childhood in a Catholic boys' home. After high school, Kulongoski served in the Marines. With the help of the G.I. Bill, he obtained an undergraduate and law degree from the University of Missouri.
Kulongoski then moved to Eugene, Oregon and became a labor lawyer.