We recognize a great Oregonian: Governor Kate Brown on the passing of Senator Jackie Winters

(Salem, OR) — Governor Kate Brown released the following statement upon learning of the passing of Sen. Jackie Winters today: 

“Senator Jackie Winters has been a bastion of integrity, justice, and common sense in the Oregon Legislature since she first took her seat in 1999. Her commitment to service knew no bounds. It shone through in every project she took on and every issue she tackled. I feel lucky to have had the privilege to call her my friend as well as my colleague for so many years.”

“I will always remember her courage in moving forward on Senate Bill 1008 just this session. Her legacy will live on through her family and in her community through the legislation she spearheaded to improve the lives of all Oregonians.”