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Board approves court to help veterans in justice system

Multnomah County’s Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the creation Thursday of a veterans court aimed at helping veterans in the justice system connect with services that can help them.

Commissioners Host Young Musicians

Commissioner Shiprack was delighted to invite members of BRAVO and the Metropolitan Youth Symphony (MYS) to perform for the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners at the December 19 Regular Board meeting.   The young musicians, who ranged from ages seven to sixteen, showcased their talents during a short concert that served as the last agenda item on the board’s 2013 meeting schedule.

What Works Conference 2013

Commissioner Shiprack receives Freisen Award from the JMI Leveraging health care transformation to improve behavioral health and public safety outcomes The Multnomah County Local Public Safety Coordinating Council held its annual What Works in Public Safety conference on Friday, December 6th, 2013.

A New Market Place Health Insurance

What is happening? In January 2014, health insurance will be available to more Multnomah County individuals and families. Many people who today have no insurance or are underinsured will gain access to health insurance through the Oregon Health Plan or more affordable private health insurance How can I apply for health insurance?

Multnomah County draws federal official’s praise for its work on Defending Childhood Initiative

Associate U.S. Attorney General Tony West on Wednesday lauded Multnomah County’s efforts to address children’s exposure to violence with federal funding from the Defending Childhood Initiative(DCI).

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