Curry County Sheriff John Ward to Appear at the Curry Democrats’ March Meeting
Curry County Sheriff John Ward will appear at the Curry County Democrats’ March 21st meeting to answer questions about the Sheriff’s levy that will be on the ballot in May. The meeting will be held in the Gold Beach City Hall council chambers to accommodate an expected large number of guests.
- The Public is Invited to Attend -
We are soliciting questions for Sheriff Ward and will provide them to him in advance of the meeting.
Click HERE to submit your questions for Sheriff Ward.
Click HERE to hear an interview by Curry Coast Community Radio where Sheriff Ward talks about Sheriff’s Department operations, the challenges he faces, and the need for additional revenue to adequately fund public safety in Curry County.
Click HERE to hear Operations Commander Lt. Mike Espinoza, and Jail Commander Sgt. Joel Hensley discuss jail operations and the challenges of operating a jail that doesn’t meet current minimum standards with minimal funding.
Here’s What’s Coming Up in the 2015 Oregon Legislative Session
In the 2015 legislative session, Oregon House Democrats will be focused on: Expanding opportunities by investing in education, protecting working families, ensuring paid sick time, boosting small businesses, and preserving our clean air and water.
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“The defining challenge of our time …”
Watch President Obama’s landmark speech on wealth inequality and economic opportunity in America …
I believe this is the defining challenge of our time: Making sure our economy works for every working American. It’s why I ran for President. It was at the center of last year’s campaign. It drives everything I do in this office. And I know I’ve raised this issue before, and some will ask why I raise the issue again right now. I do it because the outcomes of the debates we’re having right now — whether it’s health care, or the budget, or reforming our housing and financial systems — all these things will have real, practical implications for every American. And I am convinced that the decisions we make on these issues over the next few years will determine whether or not our children will grow up in an America where opportunity is real.
American Pie – Wealth and Income
Inequality in America
No matter how you slice it, when it comes to income and wealth in America the rich get most of the pie and the rest get the leftovers. The numbers are shocking. Today the top 1 percent of Americans control 43 percent of the financial wealth while the bottom 80 percent control only 7 percent of the wealth. Incredibly, the wealthiest 400 Americans have the same combined wealth as the poorest half of Americans — over 150 million people …
Curry Democrats Adopt a Highway
The Democrats of Curry County “adopted” a mile of 101 in Curry County between mile markers 347 and 348. It’s now our responsibility to keep “our” mile of Highway 101 free of litter by clean both sides of the highway at least twice per year.
So if you drive by and see a group of people wearing brightly colored vests picking up trash that will be the Democrats of Curry County! Give us a wave!