Hot off the Press
County Commissioners 8/31 – 9/2
Commissioner Herman Baertschiger tried to make a connection between negative stories about Commissioners in the Grants Pass Daily Courier to a rejection by SOREDI (Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development Inc.). Baertschiger, in his best Tucker Carlson method of operation yet, implied that the Courier is getting revenge on Commissioners after being denied American Rescue Plan […]
Help with the California Recall
I’m writing you today on a matter of utmost importance for the Democratic Party agenda. I’m asking you to sign up for a shift of phone banking to help stop the California recall election. Ballots are due next week in California’s recall election, and we need all hands on deck. Democratic governor Gavin Newsome’s progressive […]
Redistricting – Status
Yesterday, the Oregon Legislature released proposed maps. Here is the link to see all of them. This post highlights Congressional Districts. As you know, currently Josephine County is split up between CD 2 and 4. Here is the current map (click on map to enlarge): There appears to be two alternatives being considered. Plan A […]
Adopt a Highway Road Clean-Up Saturday 9/11/2021
What: Adopt-a-Highway Road Clean Up When: Saturday, September 11, 2021 9 A.M. Where: Hwy 199 at Hubbard Lane, Grants Pass Please come and help keep Josephine County beautiful! The Josephine County Democrats do a road clean-up every three months to help keep our highways uncluttered and attractive. We have adopted a section of highway that […]
Congressional Redistricting – How to Participate!
Congressional Redistricting – How to Participate! The legislature will release their redistricting maps at 8am on Sept 3rd and then hold virtual hearings around the State starting Sept 8th for people to comment on the maps and also make comments about their community. Public Hearings for Residents of CD 1: September 8th at 8am September […]
COVID Hospitalization Costs Add Up!
COVID Hospitalization Costs Add Up! FAIR Health is an independent nonprofit that collects data for and manages the nation’s largest database of privately billed health insurance claims and is entrusted with Medicare Parts A, B and D claims data for 2013 to the present. “We found the average charge per COVID-19 patient requiring a hospital […]
Podcast: Commissioners on Covid Situation
Reality is defined by “the world or the state of things as they actually exist based on facts.” Josephine County politicians and other influential people tend to ignore reality. We bring to light the fictional world that they chose to live in and how it impacts our reality. Get informed in the time it takes […]
COVID report from Dr. Scott Nelson and other local doctors.
In case you missed this, Dr. Scott Nelson spoke at a Grants Pass Rotary meeting last week (August 12, 2021) and had dire predictions for our community relating to COVID surges. “We need to be prepared for an onslaught like we have never seen. It is not inconceivable that we will be like New York […]
Democracy Can’t Wait
8/14/2021 From: Rosa Colquitt, PhD, Vice Chair, Democratic Party of Oregon, Chair, DPO Black Caucus Marcia Schneider, Vice Chair 1, Multnomah County Democrats Save the Date Aug 28th – March On For Voting Rights More than 140 organizations from all over the country are coming together for March On For Voting Rights on August 28 […]
County Commissioners JULY 28, 2021
County Commissioners Business Meeting JULY 28, 2021 Two tax levies were approved for the November ballot by Josephine County Commissioners. The jail and juvenile detention levy is a renewal while the County Animal Shelter levy, raised from 8 to 11 cents,is considered a new levy. Sheriff Dave Daniel made a brief appeal for the 93 […]