Cogen Sworn in as Multnomah County Chair


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Promising a reign of personal humility and environmental sustainability, Jeff Cogen was sworn in this morning as Multnomah County chair. "I'm going to be guided by my personal values and the values over the last year I've discovered I share with my board," Cogen said in his acceptance speech. Cogen, who was in the final year of his first term as a county commissioner, replaces Ted Wheeler, ...   More
 
Thursday, April 1, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

County Budget Battles: DA Gets Flexibility on Misdemeanors


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The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners this morning unanimously approved a $392 million general-fund budget that gives District Attorney Mike Schrunk greater flexibility in setting priorities for his office. The dust-up over Schrunk's budget has been the big county story in a year when the county had to cut $5.4 million from its general-fund budget, the 10th straight year of cuts. County ...   More
 
Thursday, June 10, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

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