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Brad Avakian, Oregon labor bureau chief, will not seek re-election

By Gordon R. Friedman gfriedman@oregonian.com The Oregonian/OregonLive Brad Avakian, Oregon’s labor commissioner and a regular in state politics for two decades, announced Tuesday that he will not seek re-election and will step down when his term ends in January 2019. By declining to run for another term, the 56-year-old Democrat leaves a second of Oregon’s five […]