An audit of how Multnomah County handled $160 million in federal pandemic aid found the money was managed well, in line with federal requirements and devoted primarily to helping people of color.
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County officials are also obligated to adjust the districts of elected officials based on population totals in the 2020 census.
Like what happens for congressional and state legislative districts, redistricting on the county level also happens every 10 years to ensure people receive equal representation.
Through Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, people can view the draft map, compare it to current Commissioner districts, and share their feedback.
After the jail suspended in-person visitation due to COVID-19, the county auditor asked jail operators to expand other communication channels.
Learn how you can get involved in County Commission redistricting.
Auditor McGuirk discusses what compelled her to run for office, the 2021 redistricting process, and how Auditor's office works with the community.
In mid-January, inmates at the Multnomah County Inverness Jail started testing positive for COVID-19. Two weeks later, over 140 have been infected.
Multnomah County's auditor released the first in a series of reports Tuesday, examining the county's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This is the first in a series of pandemic response reports
As 109 inmates test positive, critics blast jail safety, say Sheriff Reese needs to beef up response
Multnomah County released an informational report on housing access and homeless services in Portland.