3 ways to save money in county budget

Let’s be honest, if there’s one thing Democrats are criticized for, it’s our perceived love for spending tax dollars. Here’s the funny thing: A lot of what I hope to achieve as a county supervisor just might result in the county saving money, as well as reducing our carbon footprint and keeping people out of ...

One of the candidates is not like the others. Watch the forums.

Over the past several weeks the candidates in the Democratic primary for Johnson County Board of Supervisors have participated in forums that engaged in a wide range of subjects that impact our county. The topics have ranged from aging, the environment, as well as labor and justice issues. Traditional news media has covered the Supervisor’s campaign well at times ...

When is $1000 more than $1000?

Is this a time for process or progress? A few days ago, a local nonprofit group was in need of funds and approached the Board of Supervisors. The board voted against providing $1000 to the group, which each year plans an educational trip for African American youth in our community to visit Civil Rights landmarks and Historically Black Colleges and ...