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Ashland City Council Should Work with, Not Against Citizens -- A Must Read!

Civic Action

Numerous people have asked me why the city of Ashland budget process seemed arduous and contentious this past May for the 2017-19 biennium. They ask me because I was on the Ashland Citizen Budget Committee at the time. I assure them the budget experience in May was laborious, unique and unnecessary. Four citizen CBC members including myself participated in the …

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Principled Leadership Ousted at Senior Center

Civic Action

Tidings Letters to the Editor, Jan. 26 Principled leadership ousted For nearly a decade, Chris Dodson served honorably and productively as program manager of the Ashland Senior Center. It became uncomfortably apparent that the parks and recreation commissioners, their director, Michael Black, and Superintendent Rachel Dails had adopted a dramatically different “vision” regarding Ashland’s seniors. It featured a reduced service …

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Trump critics launch democracy task force | TheHill

A new democracy task force is being formed at the Brennan Center for Justice in response to what the group's founders say is President Trump's abuse of presidential norms. Source: Trump critics launch democracy task force | TheHill

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Mark Ruffalo, Alyssa Milano plan counter-events for Trump's SOTU

Source: Mark Ruffalo, Alyssa Milano plan counter-events for Trump's SOTU

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Michael Moore goes off on Trump ahead of State of the Union | TheHill

Source: Michael Moore goes off on Trump ahead of State of the Union | TheHill

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Eyes on the Prize

This is from my sister's congressman in CT.  It’s a good message for everyone.Following the brief shutdown and its (very temporary) resolution earlier this week, the talk is all about the Beltway politics – who's up, who's down? Did the Democrats cave or live to fight another day? How does it play in November?If you are consumed by these questions, …

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