Governor John A. Kitzhaber's Administration

Record Series Descriptions

Prison Siting Records
Office/Function: Public Safety
3 cubic feet
Arrangement: By folder title

Series documents the actions of the Governor’s Office and the Corrections Department in relation to the siting of several state prisons in Oregon. Subjects include nominated sites, alternate sites, lawsuits, condemnation issues, neighbors, siting near schools, and others. A significant portion of the records pertain to the controversial Wilsonville prison siting. Records include correspondence, reports, proposals, e-mails, press clippings, analysis, press releases, executive orders, and related documents.

State Archives • 800 Summer St. NE • Salem, OR 97310

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