Dennis Richardson asks U.S. attorney to investigate Kitzhaber, Hayes


The Republican gubernatorial candidate asked for a federal criminal investigation of Gov. John Kitzhaber and his fiancee, Cylvia Hayes.

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The Republican gubernatorial candidate asked for a federal criminal investigation of Gov. John Kitzhaber and his fiancee, Cylvia Hayes.

In a 13-page letter sent to Oregon’s U.S. Attorney, S. Amanda Marshall, Richardson and two county sheriffs asked the FBI and the Department of Justice to investigate the couple on charges of honest services fraud, bribery and conspiracy.

The allegations stem from a series of news articles that accuse Hayes of using her position as first lady and her proximity to the governor to secure lucrative contracts for companies that hired her as a consultant.

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