State & Region, State Government

Gov. Kate Brown makes lasting impact in Oregon with 100 judges appointed

By Les Zaitz - Oregon Capitol Chronicle - June 6, 2022

Kate Brown was on the job as Oregon’s governor for just a week in 2015 when she posted an opening for a state judge.

Three months later, she named a prosecutor to be a Lane County Circuit Court judge.

Now, seven years later, Brown has made her 100th appointment to Oregon courts.

Her influence on the judicial system will last far beyond her time in office, which ends next January.

She has . . .

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