The Ashland Chronicle
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Budget Madness: First They Voted Against a Tax Increase - Then They Voted For a Tax Increase - Call To Action

Budget Madness:  First They Voted Against a Tax Increase - Then They Voted For a Tax Increase Ashland’s City Council can’t seem to figure out how to fund our City.  When the motion to increase our property taxes was first brought to a vote, which was during the final 2017-2019 budget hearing on June 5th when the seven citizen-members of …

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White Paper on Ashland Police Staffing - Shaun Moran, Citizen Member of the Ashland Budget Committee

White Paper on Ashland Police Staffing Mayor and Members of the Ashland City Council I ask that you reconsider your decision to hire 5 additional Ashland policemen. That decision was based on inaccurate facts which quite frankly, if had been more thoroughly vetted, would never have been presently last week. Population Growth in Ashland  The question is not what the …

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Ashland School Board Meeting 6/12 - Special Report

Ashland School Board Meeting 6/13 -  Special Report Not more than 24 hours before last night’s regular session of the Ashland School Board at 1175 E Main St, a group of concerned Ashland parents and citizens met to discuss the best ways to put an end to the rising tide of racism and hate-related incidents in our schools. A call …

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We have the secret TrumpCare bill. Here’s how we kill it.

But this isn’t over yet. Senate Republicans don’t have the votes...at least, not yet. If we peel off just 3 Senators, we win. We have time to fight back, and it doesn’t matter if you have a Republican or Democratic Senator -- you are needed in this fight. We’ve got three ways to fight back: Got a Republican Senator? Excellent. …

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Barack Obama issues a scathing statement on the 'fundamental meanness' of the Republican bill

Our politics are divided. They have been for a long time. And while I know that division makes it difficult to listen to Americans with whom we disagree, that’s what we need to do today. Source: Barack Obama issues a scathing statement on the 'fundamental meanness' of the Republican bill

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Upstanders : why we're building a movement

We will stand up for the world we deserve and stop the Trump administration’s corporate agenda in its tracks. Source: Upstanders homepage

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It's okay to be disappointed, but don't get discouraged

I’ve got another sports saying for you: first you lose big, then you lose small, then you win small, then you win big. And we’re losing small right now, but soon enough, we’re going to start winning small. And then in 2018 we’re going to win big. Source: It's okay to be disappointed, but don't get discouraged

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