• Yamhill County by the Numbers

    Yamhill County by the Numbers

    We’re probably bigger than you think… Yamhill has 105,000 residents, and is the 10th largest county in Oregon, with a population equal to Baker, Crook, Curry, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Lake, Morrow, and Wallowa counties combined, nearly as populated as the smallest 10 counties in Oregon. We’re growing fast… Yamhill County recorded 84,000 residents in the… Read more

  • Oregonians Pass Measure 101

    Oregonians Pass Measure 101

    This month, Oregonians, including 54% of Yamhill County Residents, PASSED Measure 101, ensuring funding for Oregon’s Medicaid population and lowering the cost of medical insurance. That tax revenue will enable Oregon to qualify for $630 million to $960 million in federal Medicaid matching funds that benefit the state’s health care industry. Oregon will also use… Read more

  • YCD Hosts Candidate School – January 22, 2018

    YCD Hosts Candidate School – January 22, 2018

    Are you interested in running for office later this year? The county, state and country need active Democratic participation more than ever. To help prepare our future representatives, YCD is hosting a candidate school on January 22nd, 2018. Panelists at the event include: Sara Ryan, head of the Oregon Labor Candidate School Rep. David Gomberg… Read more

  • Yamhill County Protests DeVos Visit

    Yamhill County Protests DeVos Visit

    On Wednesday of this week, Yamhill County Democrats and concerned citizens gathered outside the McMinnville High School to protest a planned visit by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. Protesters displayed signs in support of publicly financed education and increased oversight of our schools and public universities. The occasion for the Secretary’s visit are recent… Read more

  • Standing with the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

    Standing with the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

    In a memo obtained by the Washington Post, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended that President Trump shrink the size of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. You can read more about the memo in this Oregonian article by Shane Dixon Kavanaugh. Despite its location hundreds of miles from Yamhill County, the Cascade-Siskiyou and its future effects… Read more

  • Just Immigration Laws for Oregonians

    Just Immigration Laws for Oregonians

    Pending Trump DACA decision worries Oregon immigrants – Lauren E Hernandez, Statesman Journal As we approach the September 5th deadline imposed on the White House by GOP Attorneys General seeking to end the DACA program, read about DACAs effects here at home, where over 11,000 recipients contribute more than $600 million to the economy. Yet… Read more

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