by Joy Spencer
OLCC distributed nearly $172 million to Oregon cities; counties; state general fund; as well as mental health, alcohol and drug treatment services in the 2009-2010 fiscal year.
- $97 Million - Oregon's general fund received more than $97 million dollars to help pay for critical services like schools, healthcare and law enforcement.
- $66 Million - Cities and counties received $66 million to support their local budgets, including important services such as law enforcement or purchasing fire trucks and ambulances.
- $8 Million - Oregon's mental health, alcoholism and drug services programs received eight million dollars.
“The OLCC is proud to be an agency that contributes revenue to essential state services,” says Steve Pharo, OLCC executive director. “Especially in these more difficult economic times, crucial services such as education, corrections and healthcare need all the assistance we can offer.”
For a detailed report of the revenue distributed, visit the OLCC's Website.