EXECUTIVE ORDER 10 - 09
Electrically propelled vehicles are much cheaper to operate, need less maintenance, and emit a fraction of the green house gas emissions than traditional vehicles.
Which is why everyone is clamoring to buy one and government subsidies aren't needed... oh wait.
1. The Governor's Transportation Electrification Executive Council (Executive Council) is established.
2. The Executive Council shall consist of no more than 12 members appointed by the Governor.
3. Members of the Executive Council serve at the pleasure of the Governor.
This means that Kitzhaber's girlfriend can get a new gig.
e. Facilitate development of public education and acceptance outreach campaigns to accelerate the transition to electric transportation, including education and training of Oregon's workforce to prepare for electric vehicle infrastructure
This means "brainwash" and "force" people to accept and use vehicles that they wouldn't otherwise choose.
Was there an executive order to mandate use of the internet? Of the refrigerator? Of the iPhone? Of Facebook?
This is another example of the government knowing what we should want rather than letting us choose what we want. They need to keep the kicker so that they can force us into three wheeled electric cars.