By Joe Rothstein Today’s paper brought news that scientists on the Environmental Protection Agency’s review board have been fired and will be replaced by Source: Can’t Drain The Swamp? Move Away from It (and Other... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
Southern Oregon People’s Climate March Hundreds of people concerned about global warming and Donald Trump’s disastrous first 100 days in office filled Pear Blossom Park at The Commons in Medford Saturday afternoon to call for... Read More
Conflict of Interest, Even in Ashland While Trump and his family remain under scrutiny by the press and public over a range of issues relating to conflict of interest, right here at home, Ashland’s City... Read More
President Mousseolini on Wednesday proposed a dramatic overhaul of the tax code, calling for sharply lower rates for individuals and businesses but also eliminating key tax breaks.