For those of you who are unfortunate enough to live in Multnomah County and you are wondering why the same meth addict is able to steal your car every night of the week without spending any time in jail, don't accept the "we don't have enough money" excuse.
The adopted budget makes the following General Fund-paid restorations to the Health Department’s budget and services for FY 2005.
$500,000 to fully restore health care services at La Clinica de la Buena Salud for FY 2005.
Health Department (page 8)
But I'm sure that the other county clinics are serving Americans, our neighbors and friends, who really need some help.
Multnomah County Health Department
Patient Population Profile:
English second language: 92%
A whopping 92% of the clients at the county clinics don't speak English or speak it as a second language.