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The State Capitol in Salem houses the central offices of the Governor. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

The State Capitol in Salem houses the central offices of the Governor. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

Present Duties

The governor is the chief executive of Oregon. The Oregon
Constitution charges the governor with faithfully executing the laws, making recommendations to the Legislature and transacting all necessary business of government. The governor may veto bills of the Legislature and shall fill vacancies by appointment.

 

Agency Subdivisions

information about this agency's divisions, offices, programs, etc.

 

Contact Information

Mailing Address: State Capitol Bldg., 900 Court St. NE, Suite 254, Salem 97301
Telephone: 503-378-3111
Fax: 503-378-8970
Contact: John Kitzhaber, Governor
Staff Directory from Oregon.gov
Location Map: by Yahoo! Maps


Legal and Legislative Information

Statutory Authority: ORS Chapter 176

Budget Analysis (pdf) - by Legislative Fiscal Office
Audit Reports - select agency from menu


Records, Publications and General Information

Biography - a brief sketch about the governor's background and role
Agency History - a detailed history of the agency
State Archives Holdings - a select list of the agency's records available for research at the State Archives
State Library Publications - a link to the Oregon State Library Catalog