HHS and Veterans Committee Update -Week of February 12

Legislative Updates Shared at Monday, February 12th Meeting Highlights of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Veterans 2018 Session Bills and Committee Updates BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY SB 1540: Abuse Investigations and Reporting; risk [...]

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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 [...]