Cogen faces a state criminal investigation. He’s not happy. But should he be worried?
This month, Multnomah County Chairman Jeff Cogen will
answer questions in a criminal investigation aimed at finding out if he
abused his public office while having an affair with a county employee
Former West Linn Mayor Patti Galle pleaded guilty today in the courtroom of Multnomah County Judge Edward Jones to an election law violation and will serve three years' probation, do 120 hours community service and pay a $5,000 fine. Galle resigned last month while under investigation by the Oregon Department of Justice for an allegation that she lied about her educational background in her ...