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Measure 101 Phone Bank Wednesday evening in The Dalles

We still have an opportunity to help get to Yes on Measure 101 by contacting voters through a local phone bank: Wednesday January 17, at the Mid-Columbia Senior Center, 1112 W 9th, from 6 to 8 PM. Click on the link below, scroll down to The Dalles, and register.

https://yesforhealthcare.us17.list-manage.com/track/click?u=6a6022ff2518...

Reminder: M101 Rally Today The Dalles east side

Looks like the weather is going to hold. 4pm at the east side of downtown. I will bring some signs and election cards. We will actually stand along the eastern approach to the traffic circle so as not to distract people dealing with the merging in the circle.

M101 - SEIU/CareWorks phone bank / canvas

Just a reminder that there will be a combined canvas / phone bank (your choice which you do) hosted by SEIU tomorrow, Saturday, starting at 11am, end about 2pm. It is at the Senior Center at Cherry Heights and 9th St. Enter off Cherry Heights. POPers welcome.

Measure 101 Visibility

Some of us are meeting next Monday (Jan 15) at 4pm near the eastside circle to hold signs up for Measure 101. We won't be standing in the circle itself, but just to the east of it. We have signs for you. We will stay till it is dark, which won't be too long. Cancel if raining. Please come and join us!

Indivisible M-101 Resources

Hi all - I participated on a conference call hosted by state and national Indivisible specifically on Measure 101. Yes, Indivisible at the national level is on M101 and supporting us! I wanted to pass on some resources that I learned about on the call:

M101 FAQ page: http://yesforhealthcare.org/what-is-measure-101/

Video from Rogue Valley Indivisible case of importance of health care reforms: https://youtu.be/P45bExyztro

Calling All POP Volunteers!

Hey POPers - 2018 is here and it's time to hit the streets for our elections and the Measure 101 special election is upon us. We have designed a program for our members to have regular visibility events (rallies) at some high profile locations in town for Measure 101, like 6th and Cherry Heights, the eastside traffic circle, the hospital district, etc. We need Corner Captains for each location to coordinate volunteers and we need volunteers to show up and hold a sign. Times are flexible - we just need people, and we need them for the next two weeks until the election happens.

Wasco County Commissioners are up for re-election

Now is the time to create a progressive change in our local elections. Two Wasco County Commissioners are up for re-election (position #1 and #3). Scot Here and Rod Runyon. Be the one to run as a candidate. Be the one to win. County Commissioners make over $40,000.00 per year. One must file as a candidate by March 2018.

Give me 10,000 men who are stout hearted men, ......

Tuesday's POP meeting is the most important so far! This is a day we should have an audience rivaling the attendance of last November. It is time to transform complaining into action. Until January 23rd, we need boots on the ground! We need "Corner Captains" and corner demonstrators. We need to align with the DEMs for the Neighborhood Leadership Program. We shall make a difference in the January 23rd referendum!

Tuesday 6:00 at the Highway 30! Be there! Bring a friend! Make a difference!

Measure 101 Talking points

The following are to help you in your canvassing and debates in support of M101.

A Yes vote means:

  • Every Oregon child has access to healthcare
  • Working families, seniors, and people with disabilities keep the care they need
  • Healthcare insurance costs are stabilized
  • State and federal matching funds are maintained

Here is the Kitzhaber article published in the Oregonian on the front page of the opinion section on December 27th, 2017.

It's important to stabilize the Oregon Health Plan

Volunteer to help pass Measure 101 and support healthcare in Oregon

Help get Measure 101 passed and protect access to healthcare in Oregon. YesForHealthCare has phone bank and canvassing opportunities around the state, including in The Dalles on Saturdays 1/6 and 1/13, and on Wednesday 1/17. Click www.yesforhealthcare.org/RSVP, and scroll down to the city of your choice to choose one or more event!

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