At least nine months prior to Multnomah County Chairman Jeff Cogen's July admission of his affair with a county employee, the president of the county's largest union warned Cogen employees were talking about that extra-marital relationship.
Last September, Michael Hanna, the president of the American Federation of State County & Municipal EmployeesLocal 88, cal...
Manhas confirms second trip, paid for by Multnomah County.
County Chair Jeff Cogen did not tell the truth last week about the extent of his use of county resources to conduct an affair with a county health department employee named Sonia Manhas. In an interview one week ago today, Cogen said he had traveled with Manhas to Atlanta in 2012 for a Center for Disease Control conference and twice to Salem during the 2013 legislative session.
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Multnomah County is planning to release County Chairman Jeff Cogen's emails with county employee Sonia Manhas this afternoon.
On Tuesday evening, Cogen, the county's highest-ranking official, admitted that he'd carried on a two-year-long affair with Manhas, the policy and planning director for the Multnomah County Health Department.
Cogen acknowledged in the Tuesday in...
Update: Cogen promised he'd run interference with Manhas' boss
ORIGINAL POST, 1:46 pm: Multnomah County Chair Jeff Cogen used government email to discuss a job promotion with county employee Sonia Manhas while the two were having an affair, documents released today by the county show.
Cogen admitted on Tuesday that he had a lengthy affair with Manhas, but denied helping her advance to a job paying $103,000 a year. But WW...
County chair previously denied helping Sonia Manhas get $98,000-a-year job
On Tuesday night Multnomah County Chairman Jeff Cogen said he'd had no role in a promotion given last September to Sonia Manhas, the county employee with whom he was having an affair when she got new job and a big pay increase.But Manhas listed only two references in her application for the job. One of them was Jeff Cogen.
Multnomah County Chair Jeff Cogen and Sonia Manhas, a county health department employee, spent more than $2,238 in county funds on a 2012 trip to Atlanta, according to county records released tonight.
On Tuesday night, Cogen told WW the two were having an affair at the time they took the trip to a conference.
When Cogen and Manhas flew to Atlanta in on February ...
Multnomah County Attorney Jenny M. Madkour told WW this afternoon that she has begun an inquiry into County Chair Jeff Cogen's affair with Sonia Manhas, a policy and planning director in the Multnomah County Health Department.
"I am the attorney for the county, so I will review all facts that come before me in terms of violations of county policy or law," Madkour say...
Multnomah County Chair Jeff Cogen tonight admitted an extramarital affair with a female county employee.
Cogen told WW Tuesday night in an interview about the affair at county headquarters he deeply regretted the harm he'd done to his wife and two children, and said he was sorry. "It was a mistake," Cogen says of the affair. "People will have to decide whether to ...