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County Commissioners WEEK OF JULY 12-JULY 16, 2021 July 14, 2021 Agenda July 14, 2021 Video Josephine County Commissioners’ July 14 Business Meeting featured people who actually wanted to pay a tax and a range of dramatis personae who used public comment time to repeat oft told tales even though Commission Chair Dan DeYoung said […]
Beginning Thursday, July 15, many hardworking families across Oregon will begin to receive advance monthly payments of the Child Tax Credit of up to $300 per month per child. These payments are part of the American Rescue Plan, which our Oregon Democratic Representatives and Senators strongly supported and helped pass into law in March. The […]
County Commissioners WEEK OF JUNE 28-JULY 1, 2021 June 30, 2021 Agenda June 30, 2021 Video Nagging, as defined by Merriam-Webster, is “persistently annoying or finding fault with someone.” Josephine County Commissioners spent the better part of their meeting doing just that to Oregon’s female governor: Commissioner Fowler said that “Governor Kate Brown had a […]
On May 27, Hellgate Jetboat Excursions applied for a US Army Corp of Engineers 404 permit and Department of Environmental Quality 401 certification to dredge over 1000 cubic yards of gravel, sand, and sediment at 9 locations in the Rogue River. While local businesses are an important part of the regional tourism economy, 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.