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We have a New Slack Team (aka “workspace”) available for Mariposa Area Progressives for dialog and collaboration on projects and issues affecting our communities. Open to anyone in the “Mariposa Area” including all of Mariposa County, eastern Madera County, Tuolumne County, Merced County, and beyond.

The workspace is there to provide a safe, private, and supportive environment where we can all ask questions, discuss ideas, plan, strategize, and collaborate about all aspects of the work and issues affecting our communities. The Slack workspace for Mariposa Area Progressives is private and not viewable or open to the general public.

** There is ZERO tolerance for any form of abuse, including but not limited to bullying, badgering, trolling, harassing, and defaming. **

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Our weekly PM Board Zoom meetings have resumed.
(We also occasionally have outdoor excursions for our meetings.)

Our next PM Zoom meeting is
Sunday, November 7th at 1:00pm.

There’s a lot to discuss:

• Redistricting
• Recent & Future Elections
• Cannabis Regulation
• Water Use
• Code Compliance Committee
• Broadband
• Covid-19

If you’d like to attend, click PM Zoom Meetings
and we’ll send you the Zoom info.

 

 

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Dr. Kermit Jones is coming to Mariposa via Zoom and plans to address the local Mariposa Democratic Club on Saturday, October 9th at 10:00am.

Dr. Kermit Jones

After growing up on a farm, Jones attended medical school as well as law school and was inspired to serve in the U.S. Navy after Sept. 11, 2001. He served as a flight surgeon in Iraq.

“I’m running for Congress because too many people are struggling with the skyrocketing cost of care and prescription drugs. Meanwhile, career politicians like my opponent put partisan politics ahead of the health of our families by ignoring experts and opposing policies to encourage masks and the vaccine,” said Jones.

Currently, Jones is a physician for Kaiser Medical Center in Roseville. His website, www.kermitjonesforcongress.com, lists his positions on a variety of issues.

He is married with children… Continue reading

 

California Supreme Court Rules Against the Proposed
2020 California Citizens Redistricting Commission Map Deadline

 

SACRAMENTO, CA—Today, the California Supreme Court ruled on the 2020 California Citizens Redistricting Commission’s (Commission) petition to clarify and/or modify the writ of mandate issued by the Court on July 17, 2020 (Legislature of CA v Alex Padilla S262530)—when it ruled that the Commission should have until December 15, 2021 to submit its maps to the California Secretary of State due to the delay in release of census results. If census results were received after July 31, 2021, the Commission’s deadline would be adjusted accordingly to compensate for the additional federal delay.

“The Commission is disappointed that the California Supreme Court did not agree with our justification for a January 14, 2022 deadline to submit final maps to the California Secretary of State,”… Continue reading

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