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Legislators Tour Marion County Jail

Members of the Senate and House Judiciary Committees toured the Marion County Jail and Marion County Circuit Annex Court on June 6, getting a firsthand glimpse of jail operations. Marion County elected officials including Commissioner [...]

2017-06-15T18:23:16+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Categories: Public Safety|

First Stage of Property Tax Administration Bright Line Soon to be in Place

County Assessors Get Help With a Difficult Statute After improvements offered by Polk County Assessor Doug Schmidt, representing the Oregon State Association of County Assessors (OSACA), were adopted by the Senate Committee on Finance & Revenue in [...]

Federal Veterans Benefits for Oregon Increase By $111 Million in 2016

County Veteran Service Officers Get Results in 2016: Direct Payments to Oregon Veterans Increased by 8.7 percent from 2015 to 2016 According to new data released by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (the federal [...]

Lane County Passes Stepping Up Resolution and Continues Leading Role In Mental Health-Public Safety Partnership Effort to Reduce the Number of Mentally Ill in Jail

Lane Joins 13 Oregon Counties That Have Already Passed Stepping Up Resolutions On a unanimous vote, Lane County Commissioners, passed a Stepping Up Resolution on May 23, 2017.  The resolution formalized ongoing efforts to [...]