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The Citizen Budget Committee – A Citizen Oversight of Council and Staff

The Citizen Budget Committee – A Citizen Oversight of Council and Staff What is the City’s Budget Committee? According to Oregon state law (ORS 294.414), cities including Ashland are required to establish a Budget Committee to act as a fiscal advisory group to the City Council.  The committee is made up of members from local government and an equal number …

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Jordan Cove LNG Export Project Update: No LNG Pipelines

There are some big updates on the campaign to stop the Jordan Cove LNG Export Project that we want to make sure you know about. In the last few months, the new federal administration has turned to Jordan Cove as a top priority for their energy agenda, so we are gearing up for a huge fight. CAMPAIGN UPDATES 1)   Veresen …

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July 1 Utility Bills – Hang Onto Your Wallet, Ashland

July 1 Utility Bills – Hang Onto Your Wallet Starting July 1, 2017, look for your utility bill to increase by at least $12.09 per month.   Ashland’s City Council is evaluating the electric rate increase that is part of this monthly increase.  What the Council isn’t telling you is that, coming this September or October, our electricity provider, BPA, will …

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Going Back—Way Back - Trumpcare is Morally Bankrupt

Going Back—Way Back By Addie Greene Perhaps I should have known when I entered the doctor’s office and was told by a disconcerted woman to use the “white” entrance. As I backed out I saw “colored” on the door, something I had failed to notice before. After all, I was from California, where such things did not exist. It was …

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**ORD 2 TUESDAY RALLY!** MAY 9, 2017 - Indivisible Rally and Die In at Noon in Medford, 10 S.Oakdale

**ORD 2 TUESDAY RALLY!** MAY 9, 2017 Who: Oregon District 2 Indivisible What: ORD 2 Rally and Die-In When: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 Beginning at Noon Where: 10 S. Oakdale, Medford Why: WE ARE INDIVISIBLE! After two embarrassing failed attempts, Republicans finally managed to pass an Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal bill in the House by a vote of 217 …

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Why Growing Food is The Single Most Impactful Thing You Can Do in a Corrupt Political System – REALfarmacy.com

Every four years when the big election comes around, millions of people put their passion for creating a better world into an increasingly corrupt and absurd political contest. What if that energy was instead invested in something worthwhile, something that directly and immediately improved life, community, and the world at large? Source: Why Growing Food is The Single Most Impactful Thing You …

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Road to Impeachment: The GOP Choice---Risk Their House Majority Or Dump Numpty to Try to Save It

By Joe Rothstein One of the scariest political commentaries I’ve read this year appeared the other day in the New York Times, written by columnist David Source: Road to Impeachment: The GOP Choice---Risk Their House Majority Or Dump Trump to Try to Save It

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