As Oregon U.S. Senator Ron Wyden continues to construct a rescue bill, a number of southwest Oregon counties, including Lane County just to our south, are facing another fiscal emergency affecting law enforcement and other vital county services.
Law enforcement layoffs, reduced jail capacity and an uptick in crime in some areas are top of mind. As Wyden crafts his legislation to save the day, here’s an update on upcoming local supplemental property tax levies and what might happen if they, once again, fail.
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