Do you believe Kate is serious about being open and transparent now that she has been caught doing the opposite? Or is she just trying to save her job in the middle of a recall effort? The Governor’s lawyer withdraws his name to be appointed to the Oregon Court of Appeals. The Governor now pledges full support for an independent public records advocate. She also says any court vacancies will be made public first. Do you believe her? Governor Kate says she regrets the controversy: because she got caught trying to be the fox guarding the henhouse? As the Willamette Week story by Nigel Jaquiss notes, she waited 8 days to speak about this controversy: why? Polling to see if this controversy is hurting her?