Sheriff Mike Reese announces initiative as new data show people released from jail are 15 times more likely to die in days following release
Multnomah County News
On May 23, 2019 the Board of County Commissioners honored those who died in service during a proclamation recognizing Memorial Day in Multnomah County.
Closures include all Multnomah County Library branches and Multnomah County health and dental clinics.
“From War to Home: The Impact of Invisible Injuries’’ explores the impact of traumatic brain and other injuries to veterans and those closest to them.
Voter turnout reached 16.06 percent as of 11 p.m. Tuesday, with 85,212 ballots returned out of 530,055 registered voters.
Voters can find the nearest open official ballot drop site by visiting multco.us/dropsites.
The act--which currently serves 11 million older Americans through social services and community-based programs including Meals and Wheels--is up for reauthorization on Capitol Hill this year.
Commissioners applaud Chair’s leadership on walk-in mental health resource center downtown
Multnomah County will convene a final public hearing Wednesday, May 22, before May 30 budget vote
The new Director of Mental Health and Addiction Services pushes accountability and calls for grace
Many came to thank commissioners for their ongoing investments in crucial social services programs. But others brought forward heartfelt requests to continue programs that could be affected next year.
Portland is home to the ninth largest urban Native population in the country. The County recently declared May 5 Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Day of Awareness.