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    Clackamas Reduced Homelessness by 65%! Here’s How…

    Clackamas Reduced Homelessness by 65%! Here’s How…

    Years of failed policies and empty promises have conditioned Oregonians to accept the homelessness crisis as an unavoidable reality. Residents have been forced to ensure lower living standards, businesses have suffered debilitating losses, and – most tragically – those experiencing...

    The TRUTH Behind Oregon’s Fentanyl State of Emergency

    On January 30th, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, Multnomah County Chair Jessica Vega Pederson, and Governor Tina Kotek declared a state of emergency in a last-ditch effort to address the state’s deadly fentanyl crisis which has already claimed thousands of lives....

    Clackamas County Commissioners Drive Effective Governance

    Published in Wilsonville Spokesman  Clackamas County benefits from five commissioners who collaborate effectively, alongside a county administrator who ensures processes proceed smoothly. The county commission took a stand against Measure 110, advocating for significant changes to better align its objectives....

    Governor Cancels Tolling Projects: Lawmakers and Citizens React

    Published on KATU ABC 2 Oregon lawmakers, including State Reps. Annessa Hartman, Courtney Neron, and Jules Walters, along with Clackamas County Chair Tootie Smith, have commended Governor Tina Kotek's decision to halt tolling projects on interstates 5 and 205, emphasizing the...

    Clackamas Won the Fight Against the Decriminalization of Killer Drugs…But the Fight Isn’t Over

    The people of Oregon have won a hard-fought battle against the nightmare of drug decriminalization. Governor Tina Kotek will sign House Bill 4002 into effect which officially recriminalizes the possession of illicit substances. After three devastating years of Measure 110,...

    Clackamas County Stands Firm Amid Winter Storm Chaos Across Oregon

    Published in opb.org Clackamas County has weathered the recent winter storm chaos gripping Oregon, with Chair Tootie Smith acknowledging the challenges faced by residents, including power outages and emergency responses. Despite not yet seeking external aid, the county's disaster management...

    Putting Public Safety First

    In Clackamas County, public safety isn't just a talking point thrown around to win cheap political points – it's a priority. This commission has remained steadfast in its commitment to end the importation of disastrous policies of Portland Creep. This...

    We can stop tolling permanently!

    Plans are underway to toll the essential freeways we rely on every day in Clackamas County for our transportation needs, but we can stop it! Some people might not know this, but the Portland metropolitan area is already under study...

    Just Say No to Measure 110

    It’s well past time to admit the obvious: Measure 110, which decriminalized extremely dangerous drugs, has been a disaster. Presented to voters as the “Drug Addiction and Recovery Act,” this ill-conceived measure is actively destroying the quality of life for...

    Empowering Oregon Voters: Petition Seeks Decision on I-205, I-5 Tolling

    Published on KATU ABC 2 A petition is putting the decision about tolling on Interstate 5 and Interstate 205 in the hands of Oregon voters. Backed by local officials, the initiative aims to address concerns and ensure public input in transportation...