AOC Priority Alert: Funding for IMPACTS

Over $10.6 million in funding has been signaled for Improving People’s Access to Community-based Treatment, Supports and Services (IMPACTS), a new program and an Association of Oregon Counties (AOC) policy priority for the 2019 Legislative [...]

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 [...]