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County Vs City Laws

OPB | July 29, 2014

TUESDAY: Gun laws and a proposed sick leave ordinance have caused tension between counties and cities in Oregon.

Lane County Sees Results Of Public Safety Levy

OPB | Jan. 10, 2014

FRIDAY: In Lane County, a public safety levy passed in May means more jail beds and fewer early releases, but so far the crime rate has not gone down.

An Update on the Lane County Jail Crisis

OPB | Aug. 01, 2012

The Lane County Jail was forced to close 96 beds in late June due to budget cuts. Now it's seeing a revolving door of inmates.