This is to invite any of you who have not yet seen the movie, “Big Pharma: Market Failure” to come to a free showing this coming Monday evening, Feb 26, at 6:30 pm. Its about outrageously priced drugs in the U.S. and what we can do about it. Hint: it involves collectively organizing, but it […]
Why be elected rather than appointed? For one thing, you can then vote for the officers of our local Democratic Party! It is easy to get your name on the ballot. Starting February 1st, you can file with our county’s clerk using this form . Last date to file is March 6th. Of course, you could […]
Congressman Greg Walden paid $7,000 in taxpayer funds in a secret settlement with a staff member to resolve the man’s complaints that Walden unfairly cut his hours due to his combat-related health problems. Cody Standiford, the staffer with whom Walden settled in 2013, came to work for the congressman in his Bend office in 2010 after […]
The Trump Administration has shortened the time period of health insurance 2018 enrollment from NOW until 12/15, plus they have drastically reduced the resources to advertise open enrollment. If you have your health insurance via the Marketplace Exchange–check out next year’s plans to save money. If you do not have health insurance–check out the plans […]
October 5, 2017 proponents of the veto referendum submitted enough valid signatures, over 59,789, to have this measure on the Ballot. Ballot Summary: This measure asks voters to approve or reject five parts of HB 2391 enacted by the 2017 Oregon Legislature to address certain health care funding issues. The funding is for low-income adults, […]
Perhaps a reminder to call Rep. Walden s office: 541-776-4646. Ask him to re-fund the Children s Health Plan (CHiP). 8.9 million children will be kicked off health care unless it is continued. It has helped lots of children get health care for the past several years. Funding ended Sept. 30. It needs to be funded. And while you […]
Far-right extremists are attempting to get enough signatures for a ballot measure, that if passed, would roll back Oregon healthcare gains. Please refuse to sign their petitions. It might not hurt to tell them they are going against Oregon values as well. Read about it here: http://ouroregon.org/far-right-timber-baron-bankrolling-healthcare-rollbacks/
Are you in favor of promoting Clean Energy Jobs? Your JoCo Democratic Committee joined Jackson County on a resolution endorsing the Clean Energy Jobs Bill — SB1070. Read more in the download.
Download a list of comments that will often be made by hard conservative along with a reply. It is important to note that there should be some level of agreement with the conservative regarding their comment in order to open them to a different way of looking at things.