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Governor John Kitzhaber celebrating the Supreme Court's decision on the Presidents Affordable Care Act.

 

The Court did agree that states should not be required to spend a specific amount on Medicaid.  Kitzhaber says that decision doesn’t change things in Oregon, where funds are already allocated.  The Governor says that doe give Oregon another window to absorb new clients as the government switches delivery systems.

 

The Governor says Oregon is ahead of the curve, having already created eight Coordinated Care Organizations.

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  • Click on the link for the latest conditions on the mountain passes.

 

  • Purcell Boulevard Northbound lane between Neff Road and Full Moon Drive (West side of the hospital) is closed until December 20th.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.