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- Small Business Advocate
- United States Ombudsman Association
Selected investigations by category (2012 - present)
The Ombudsman in the news
- News from 2018 and older
- "City investigating Portland firm over possible $2 million fraud." The Oregonian. April 19, 2019.
- "Whistleblower reveals serious injuries lax oversight at Central City Concerns Sobering Station." The Oregonian. June 27, 2020.
- Press releases
- "City leaders call for review of debt collection practices after KGW investigation." KGW 8. December 17, 2019.
- "City of Portland sent evicted homeowner to collections over unpaid water bill, sued him twice." KGW 8. January 27, 2020.
- "Portland has broken its promise to keep neighborhoods safe from demolition contaminants." Willamette Week. November 12, 2019.
- Steve Duin: "A cheap shot from the City of Portland." The Oregonian. November 8, 2019.
- "'It's not a humane system': City of Portland sending low income and homeless to private collection agency." KGW 8. December 16, 2019.