Tagged: Multnomah County

County Vs City Laws

OPB |July 29, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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

Taking Stock Of Gang Activity In Multnomah County

OPB |July 10, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: The Multnomah County Comprehensive Gang Assessment compiles data and anecdotal information about gang activity and prevention efforts.

Addressing Growing Poverty In Multnomah County

OPB |June 25, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: A new report shows poverty in Multnomah County is growing. We'll break down the data and talk about how the county can address the issue.

What Will Become Of Wapato Jail?

OPB |April 30, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Portland Police, film crews, and others have found creative uses for Multnomah County's Wapato Jail, but it hasn't housed any inmates since it was completed 10 years ago.

The Race For Multnomah County Chair

OPB |April 28, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll talk with the two most prominent candidates in the contest for the county's top seat.

Going "Pro Se": Representing Yourself In Court

OPB |April 09, 2014 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: A huge number of people in Oregon decide to represent themselves in court. That doesn't mean it's easy.

New Efforts Aim To Curb Absenteeism At Community Court

OPB |March 03, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: The Chronic Offender Pilot Project, used by Portland-area police and prosecutors to get more people to show up for community court, is raising some eyebrows.

Marissa Madrigal Is Interim Multnomah County Chair

OPB |Sept. 20, 2013 12:30 p.m.

Hoping to move Multnomah County past the scandal that ended her predecessor's time in office, Marissa Madrigal takes on her new role as interim County Chair.

Multnomah County Chair Admits To Affair

July 17, 2013 12:15 p.m.

On Tuesday, Multnomah County Chair Jeff Cogen admitted to having a year-and-a-half long extramarital affair.

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