Josephine County Fair is opening Wednesday August 16th! And we will be setting up on Tuesday the 15th. We will be in the Commercial Building. STOP BY!
Hey… we still need a few volunteers to welcome folks to our booth. We will have things to give away and things to sell. Plus this may be a good year considering the political climate.
Can you spare an hour or two? We will have passes and parking permits for you. Contact Sheri Morin for more information and to sign up!
Illinois Valley Lions
45th Annual Labor Day Parade and Festival
Join the IV Democrats in celebrating the Illinois Valley by marching in the parade! We will be broadcasting our core values with homemade signs. And maybe even have a donkey to carry our banner! The parade starts at 10:00, Monday, Labor Day. Please contact Nancy Lindquist firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. This is an opportunity to help turn our red county blue, we need you!
IV Democrats will have a table at the festival in Jubilee Park to share information and play the Bowling for Values game! Shifts are available to man the table. Please email Nicole Rensenbrink at email@example.com to get on the schedule! The festival is open September 2, 3, and 4 from 10:00 to 7ish.
Hot off the Press
To encourage the protected status of Grizzly Peak, Pilot Rock and the Cascade- Siskiyou National Monument, call Ryan Zinke’s office at 202-208-7351. Mr. Zinke will make a decision in the next few days about whether to keep or decrease the monument. This article (http://theworldlink.com/o-c-commissioners-met-with-interior-secretary/article_46c8d477-0f20-551d-933f-5c1a71494589.html.) says Zinke will make his recommendations for the monument on Aug. 24.
A bipartisan effort by the state legislature just saved Medicaid in Oregon. Three legislators want to undo that. While President Trump and the Congressional leadership have been laboring to slash Medicaid and defund Planned Parenthood, Oregon’s leaders have stepped up. The Oregon state legislature last month managed to rescue Medicaid in Oregon by passing the […]
What We are working for:
- A balanced and equitable economy that provides a living wage for all workers.
- Competent, affordable and accessible health care.
- World class, lifelong educational opportunities.
- A healthy, sustainable environment.
- International diplomacy and cooperation.
We are county citizens who believe in bringing people together for the common good and making democratic principles the driving force behind all public policy.
We are working to build a community that extends beyond our borders and respects the inherent dignity of all.