It’s disappointing that Benton County will have to continue wasting deputy sheriffs’ time driving inmates back and forth to jail in McMinnville and Newport now that a bond measure for an adequate local jail has been defeated.
The last time Benton County invited the public to come talk about its jail problems and I wrote about it, on June 11, someone in North Albany complained he wasn’t aware of any public invitation. So this time, here it is: You’re invited to come by what used to be the Spring Hill Country Club […]
Something is definitely screwy with Oregon’s election law and how it’s being enforced, and the news from Albany and Corvallis points this out. Free speech is the main issue, but so is the penchant by local government to try to affect the outcome when people are asked to vote on higher taxes.