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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!

Preparing for January (Oregon and the nation)

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What You Need To Know About Oregon’s January Special Election:

Measure 101 ballots will be delivered by mail to registered Oregon voters the first week of January, and are due by January 23. Voting yes on Measure 101 means protecting healthcare for Oregon families – including 400,000 children, as well as seniors and people with disabilities – who otherwise couldn’t afford a doctor’s visit and are often forced to go to the emergency room when they get sick.

Vote 2018

I am recruiting "Corner Captains" for seven corners during the run up to the Jan 23rd referendum concerning health care. The "corner captain" would organize frequent demonstrations at selected street corners and advantageous times beginning Jan 4th and continuing until Jan 24. Specifically I am looking for people with good connections to the following street corners: 6th &Cherry Heights, East end traffic circle, High School, Dry Hollow, Chenoweth School, MCMC, 4th & Kelley. Interested parties please call Terry Armentrout --541-298-9947

POP Meeting Minutes for 12-5-2017

The minutes are in the pdf file attached to this alert on the POP website.

public lands and Walden

Check out this radio and TV ad just released tying Walden to selling our public lands access.

http://westernvaluesproject.org/group-launches-major-ad-buy-in-oregon-te...

Cleaner Air Oregon community forum THURSDAY!!

Oregon DEQ and the Oregon Health Authority will facilitate a discussion about the proposed Cleaner Air Oregon rules. These rules will determine how industry air toxics are regulated in Oregon.

Please attend, get informed, and share your comments! Public comments close Dec. 22 so this may be our last chance to ask questions directly to those helping draft the rules.
For more information visit http://cleanerair.oregon.gov/

Thursday Dec. 14 at 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM, CGCC 400 E Scenic Dr. Building 2, Third floor

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