Telecom and Broadband Access Bill Moves to Full Ways and Means Committee

A bill that seeks to expand access to telecommunications services and develop broadband access across Oregon cleared the joint committee on ways and means subcommittee on transportation and economic development on June 12. The bill, [...]

AOC Priority Alert: Justice Reinvestment Initiative Funding Clears Ways and Means Subcommittee, Moves to Full Committee

After months of budget discussions and strong advocacy efforts by the Association of Oregon Counties (AOC) and partners, including sheriffs, district attorneys, formerly incarcerated people, crime survivor advocates, business leaders, and treatment survivors, Senate Bill [...]

Commissioners Join in Advocacy Efforts for Justice Reinvestment

May 2 marked Oregon’s third biennial United for Justice Lobby Day. County Commissioners from across the state joined partners in advocating for the Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI) program funding. Since 2013, JRI has been remarkably [...]