Governor Brown starts five-city tour in Ontario

(Salem, OR) — Governor Kate Brown will visit Ontario, Bend, Medford, Eugene, and Portland next week to ceremonially sign House Bill 2017 and celebrate the passage of Oregon's landmark transportation funding package. The $5.3 billion, 10-year investment in roads, rail, bridges, and ports is the state's largest and most comprehensive transportation package, earning bipartisan Legislative support this past session. While creating 16,000 construction jobs, these infrastructure improvements help businesses grow and get goods to market more quickly, and will keep Oregon moving.

"This transportation package is a roadmap to Oregon's future," Governor Brown said. "Not . . .