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Our Values: Education for Democracy

Our Values: Education for Democracy  by Clayton Callahan, Communications Committee Member Thomas Jefferson is quoted as saying, “Educate and inform the whole mass of the people. They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.” A great proponent of public education, Jefferson proposed a tax-funded system of [...]

July 7th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

4th of July 2019 with the Washington County Democrats!

4th of July 2019, with Senator Ron Wyden and the Washington County Democrats! By Martita Meier, First Vice-Chair of the Washington County Democrats This year was my first year marching in the parade with the Washington County Democrats! As your first vice-chair, I thought it was a great opportunity [...]

July 6th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

The Southern Border: Being Careful with Language

The Southern Border: Being Careful With Language By Dr. Michael Steele, Washington County Democrats Communications Team The alarming situation being reported from the southern border—innocent children being detained and confined to unbelievably cruel crowding, unhealthy conditions, with basic human needs unmet, essentially traumatized from sunrise to sunrise—leads many Americans to [...]

June 28th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Our Values: Economic Justice and Stability

Our Values: Economic Justice and Stability by Dan Neill, Washington County Democrats Communications Team Chair What do we mean when we say the Washington County Democrats support economic justice and stability? Why is business and economy related to values at all?  How we run our economy and distribute wealth can [...]

June 23rd, 2019|Tags: , , , |

WashCo Dems Op-Ed: June 18 SCC Conference Call Meeting

WashCo Dems Op-Ed: June 18 SCC Conference Call Meeting By Catherine Condron, WashCo Dems PCP   The State Central Committee attempted to conduct a continuation of their second quarter meeting on June 18, 2019 using Maestro, an electronic meeting platform. One hundred and thirteen delegates called into the meeting where [...]

June 21st, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Keeping Up with the 2017 Hillsboro School District Bond

Keeping Up with the 2017 Hillsboro School District Bond By Maureen Barnhart, House District Leader-31, PCP When presented with a ballot, I imagine that most voters experience the same mental review that I do: how well did the incumbents meet my expectations, and will new candidates be able to keep [...]

June 6th, 2019|Tags: , , , |