Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 39, Side 1


Governor Victor Atiyeh Oral History: Tape 39, 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: Issues of the 1983 legislative session: property tax relief, State Accident Insurance Fund (SAIF), Police and Firefighter benefits; consumer protection laws, 1983; Atiyeh's personal philosophy on consumer protection laws; relationship with consumer protection group Fair Share, 1983; arranging meetings with demonstrators; legislation that prevented utilities from shutting off services, 1983; landlord-tenant laws, 1983; seatbelt laws for children, 1983; establishing trade office in Japan, early 1980s; working toward economic diversification in Oregon, early 1980s; budgeting for State Parks and State Police; Oregon Arts Commission, early 1980s; Art and Music in Oregon politics, 1970s-1980s; Atiyeh's personal thoughts on art; senior citizen homestead referral program, early 1980s; defeat of a citizens board to represent public at utility hearings; Oregon Liquor Control Commission.


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