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  • Oregon Court System Braces For Additional Layoffs

    04/23/2012 8:16:32 PM PDT · by DeaconBenjamin · 4 replies
    ktvz.com ^ | 3:52 pm PDT April 22, 2012
    PORTLAND, Ore. -- The equivalent of 95 full-time positions in the Oregon court system will be eliminated by May 1 and administrators worry about the effects on people who want swift resolution to legal problems. The Oregonian reports the layoffs will mean fewer employees to accept payments for tickets, answer questions, pull files from archives and staff courtrooms. The latest staff cutbacks will mean the loss of 296 positions since 2009, a 17 percent decrease. Multnomah County trial court administrator Doug Bray says the cutbacks are the worst he's seen since the state started funding circuit courts in 1983. He...