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 [...]

9-11 Tax

On March 12, Harney County Judge Pete Runnels, Marion County Sheriff Jason Myers, and Jefferson County Administrator Jeff Rasmussen testified on a bill to increase the 9-1-1 telecommunications tax (HB 2449) so that counties can [...]

2019-03-15T08:23:34-07:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Public Safety|Tags: , |

Joint Meeting of AOC HHS, Veterans and Public Safety Steering Committees Covers Lots of Ground

Three AOC Steering Committees met jointly on January 8 during AOC Day. The impetus for the joint meeting was to increase awareness regarding the fact that much of AOC’s work crosses over “committee jurisdictional boundaries,” [...]