Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 16, Side 1


Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 16, Side 1


Victor Atiyeh served as governor of Oregon from 1979-1987. This is one part of an oral history interview that was originally recorded on over 60 cassette tapes by the Oregon Historical Society. It is accompanied by a typed transcript. This portion covers: Inflation rates, late 1970s through early 1980s; debate regarding fishing licenses fess, 1973; Oregon Native Americans versus commercial fishing rights, 1973; bill forcing state agencies to make records public, 1973; bill extending Port of Portland to Clackamas and Washington Counties, 1973; spending limits by candidates on campaigns, 1973; failed bill that replaced public utility commissioner with a 3 member commission, 1973; how Oregon utilities operate, early 1990s; public versus private utilities, early 1990s; Atiyeh's experiences with lobbyists; credibility of Oregon legislators, early 1990s; increasing size of Court of Appeals, mid 1970s.


Atiyeh, Victor

Is Part Of

Governor Victor Atiyeh Collection: Oral History recordings




The original recording and transcript of this oral history are in collection SR 1135, Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library


Hansen, Clark