After a bizarre back-and-forth about whether or not John Kitzhaber will resign, the latest reports confirm that Oregon’s corruption embattled governor will step down. KOIN,
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber submitted his resignation Friday.
He met with his senior staff and administration officials before the official announcement, sources with direct knowledge told KOIN 6 News.
The resignation will take effect as of 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015. Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown will become the next governor.
The decision came after intense debate among the governor and those close to him.
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