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I am not being alarmist in saying that the proposed Medicaid "block grants" to states under the Paul Ryan plan to replace the Affordable Care Act will hurt our most vulnerable and defenseless … more
Although I shouldn't be surprised anymore, I was when President Trump announced his not even thinly veiled, self-serving tax cut. After promising to cut middle-income taxes and target the rich, … more
The recent article written by Tom Skelley addressing County Assessor Lisa Frizell's downside warning of property tax assessment rates, doesn't add up when you look at the numbers. The … more
Just a few short months after being sworn in, new school board directors Vogel, Ray and Lemieux were able to secure the survey that community members had been requesting for more than four years. … more
I sat on the Douglas County School District Charter Application Review Team as a parent volunteer for three straight years, ending just last year, and not once did I hear that there was student … more
The frenetic attempt to repeal and reform the Affordable Care Act has failed. Now we must look to destructive actions by the Trump administration and Congress trashing existing protections of … more
Earlier this year, principals at middle and high schools in the Douglas County School District were blindsided by sudden budget cuts which will directly impact students this fall. Despite outcry from … more
It's extremely sad, and frustrating, to see the unchecked growth in Douglas County, and the cities within the county. We all understand that growth will happen, but it needs to happen responsibly. … more
Once again, the commissioners of Douglas County prove that fiscal responsibility is an alien concept. The law enforcement driver training center and the crime lab are two more projects that are … more
For seven years, Republicans in Congress have spent their energy trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and used every opportunity to try to undermine the health law. They promised they would … more
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