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Water: The Infrastructure Must Be Sound & Affordable. We Want Choices & Discussions!

Civic Action, Council Watch

Water: The Infrastructure Must Be Sound & Affordable.  We Want Choices and Discussions!   This past week, the Ashland City Council voted to move forward with the staff’s recommendation to build a new water treatment plant. The expected cost―in excess of $23 million.  The rejected alternative is to rehabilitate the existing treatment plant at a cost of approximately $6 million.  …

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A Tale of Two Cities, Part III - Report from Addie Greene

Civic Action

A Tale of Two Cities, Part III “The City uses a 10-year model to analyze projected expenditures and revenues,” the Klamath Falls 2017-2018 budget states, and “We determined that focusing efforts on distinctive areas would have a greater return than scattering our focus across the entire community.” In other words, Klamath Falls looks to the future and sets priorities. These …

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FEDERAL JUDGE ALLOWS LAWSUIT TO PROCEED AGAINST TRUMP BIGOTRY - US Politics Today - EIN News

Civic Action, National Pressing

Source: FEDERAL JUDGE ALLOWS LAWSUIT TO PROCEED AGAINST TRUMP BIGOTRY - US Politics Today - EIN News

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100,000 signatures needed: Tell the DOJ to stop the Sinclair-Tribune merger

Sharon, sign the petition to the Justice Department: Reject Sinclair’s acquisition of Tribune Media. SIGN THE PETITION By now, you may have seen Deadspin’s deeply disturbing video showing anchors at ultra-conservative Sinclair-owned local news stations across the country reciting the same script word-for-word about the dangers of “fake news.” What’s even more disturbing, though, is that soon, these identical Trump-serving …

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Trump goes off script in tax event, repeats "offensive lies"

GOP strategist Steve Schmidt on Trump’s remarks at a tax cut event in West Virginia earlier today Source: Trump goes off script in tax event, repeats "offensive lies"

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The Republic At Risk - A Study

The Republic At Risk is a joint report issued by Protect Democracy and our sister organization, Stand Up Ideas. It marks one year into the Trump presidency and asks a simple, yet critical question: How are America’s democratic institutions holding up? http://theashlandchronicle.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/republic-at-risk.pdf  

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Topline: Politics Moving Markets

Life is busy and filled with distractions. We wanted to make sure you saw these articles about the pressing issues facing our country. Life is busy and filled with distractions. We wanted to make sure you saw these articles about the pressing issues facing our country.  Sort By: Importance   Free Speech, Free Market Slate — April 2, 2018Yascha Mounk discusses some of the implications …

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