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One Word -- VOTE

Civic Action, Local Activism

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Elections Division Complaint Filed

Civic Action, Local Activism

Elections Division Complaint Regarding Cathy Shaw A complaint (Elections Division Case No. 20-018) was submitted to the State of Oregon.  The claim states that Cathy Shaw may have violated election law ORS 260.205 concerning a recent mailer sent to Ashland voters that had her return address on it.  The state has verified that they are accepting this complaint. Don't let …

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ACES Gets the Last Word

Civic Action, Local Activism

Distortions, Mistruths and Misconceptions about the $8.2 million City Hall Bond This is our last chance to tell you why everyone should be voting no and to correct some of those statements being made by bond supporters.  We are hoping you will forward this message to everyone on your email lists and mention opposing the bond in your conversations with …

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Oregon Health Authority Update 5/17

Civic Action, Local Activism

May 17, 2020 OHA to distribute remdesivir to hospitals statewide Oregon has received its first shipments of remdesivir, an experimental drug that has been used to treat patients hospitalized with severe COVID-19.  On May 12 and May 15, Oregon received allotments of the drug, which has not been formally approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), but is being …

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Drought Emergency in Southern Oregon 5/15

Civic Action, Local Activism

Fourth southern Oregon county receives emergency drought declaration Governor Kate Brown has issued a drought emergency declaration for Coos County, following earlier ones for Klamath, Jackson, and Curry counties. Posted: May 15, 2020 3:17 PM Posted By: Jamie Parfitt AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email SALEM, Ore. — A fourth county in southern Oregon is now in …

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Oregon Health Authority Update 5/15

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May 15, 2020 Oregon reports 63 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 1 new presumptive case, no new deaths PORTLAND, Ore. — The state’s death toll from COVID-19 is unchanged from yesterday and remains at 137, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 8 a.m. today. Oregon Health Authority reported 63 new confirmed cases and one new presumptive case of COVID-19 as of …

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John Hopkins Health Security Update 5/15

Civic Action, Local Activism

Today's Headlines: May 15, 2020 News from the Center  Filling in the Blanks: National Research Needs to Guide Decisions about Reopening Schools in the United States A host of guidance documents related to COVID-19 mitigation strategies for schools have recently been issued by various government and nongovernment organizations at the national and international levels. And a number of countries in …

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Jackson County Re-opening: Phase 1 Starting 5/15

Civic Action, Local Activism

Reopening to Follow Governor’s Orders, Oregon Health Authority, and Jackson County Public Health Directions Jackson County has been approved by the Governor’s Office and Oregon Health Authority to move ahead in a Phase 1 reopening as of May 15. The City of Ashland will follow guidelines laid out by the Oregon Health Authority and Jackson County Health and Human Services. …

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SOCAN Meeting in May

Civic Action, Local Activism

PRESS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release DATE:  May 15 2020 CONTACT: Alan Journet, Co-facilitator, Southern Oregon Climate Action Now; alan@socan.eco 541-301-4107 SUBJECT:  Oregon Climate Action:  Where are we and where do we go from here? For Oregonians who accept science and are concerned that climate science, like medical science, provides credible insights about how we should respond to an approaching crisis, …

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ACES Responds to Misinformation

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Response to Recent Next Door Post Have you ever noticed that when one side can’t speak to the issues because their arguments are so weak, they have to name-call and lie about the opposition and the issues?  It’s the only strategy left for those who support the $8.2 million bond.  “This is not a tax increase” is the biggest lie. …

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