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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).

Board approves contract with National Center for State Courts

The National Center for State Courts will help Multnomah County with its work to replace the downtown courthouse with a facility that can work well for decades to come.

Free Family Events in District 3

Summer is a great time to get out and enjoy your neighborhood.   Check out these free family events happening in District #3.  I look forward to seeing you there.

Movies in the Park, All Summer

Concerts in the Park, All Summer

Legislature makes key commitment to courthouse project

The project to replace the Multnomah County Courthouse took a significant step forward in the recently concluded session of the Oregon Legislature.

Commissioner Shiprack Sponsors World Refugee Day Proclamation

World Refugee Day Proclamation Presenters, Dr. Deane DeFontes, Sokhom Tauch and

The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners proclaimed June 20th, Word Refugee Day in Multnomah County in conjunction with the United Nations High Commission on refugees.  World Refugee Day honors the hard-earned wisdom, diverse experiences and unceasing courage of refugees in our community.  It also draws attention to the plight of millions people around the world displaced by violence, war, famine and natural disasters. 

Juvenile justice expert hired as LPSCC executive director

Multnomah County has hired Abbey Stamp to be the new executive director of the Local Public Safety Coordinating Council (LPSCC), which coordinates public safety plans, policies and operations of local government agencies.

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