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Full 2019 Bill Summary Now Available

Full 2019 Bill Summary Now Available

League of Oregon Cities, Legislation

LOC, Sep. 20, 2019

The LOC’s comprehensive review of bills during the legislative session is now available. more

LOC Sticks to Principle on Public Records

LOC Sticks to Principle on Public Records

City Officials, League of Oregon Cities, Legislation

LOC, Oct. 04, 2019

The LOC continues to advocate against holding the Public Records Advocate separate from the rest of the executive branch, invariably reducing accountability. more

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Community activist, coach Nike Greene tapped to run Portland’s Office of Youth Violence Prevention


Oregonian, Oct. 21, 2019

Today 12:42 PM Mayor Ted Wheeler has selected Nike Greene to succeed Antionette Edward's as director of the city's Office of Youth Violence Prevention. By Maxine Bernstein | The Oregonian/OregonLive... more

Portland agrees to pay $10,000 to settle lawsuit

City Government, City Council

Eugene Register Guard, Oct. 21, 2019

... The Oregonian reported that while watching the demonstration unfold from the sidewalk across from City Hall, she said an officer struck her twice with a baton, first in the chest and then on the forearm,... more

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Request an LOC Training in Your City

The LOC provides valuable training on a variety of topics created specifically for city officials.  Request one of our trainings at a time and location that works best for your city:

  • Intro to Budgeting  
  • Public Contracting  
  • Ethics  
  • Public Meetings  
  • Public Records  
  • Land-Use  
  • Council Roles and Responsibilities

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