TEA Staff

What Americans need are new jobs

Editor: Almost everything Congress is doing is a distraction from what over 80 percent of Americans say is needed – new jobs. Today, Americans are paying the smallest share of their income for taxes than at anytime in the last 50 years and they are still enjoying “temporary” tax relief[…]

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Suspicious about Rhodes’ activities

Editor: Now that the commissioners have officially approved pursuing ownership ofCapeBlancoAirport, a full three months afterRhodesmade the proposal to the Oregon Department of Aviation, someone should ask Commissioner Rhodes who Grant Hornbeak is and why he has been meeting with him for months now. Why did he and the sheriff[…]

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Funding loss for current fiscal year

Editor: This letter is with respect to recent events that will reduce county general funds by more than $1 million and, thatCurryCountycommissioners don’t always do what they say. GoldBeachand Brookings news articles indicate that with the county divestiture of Home Health and Hospice, commissioners agreed to “forgive” (with your tax[…]

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Our county is in real trouble

Editor: It’s time for theCountyCommissionersto put on their big boy pants and make the cuts I recommended during the budget meetings. The budget they just approved has over half a million dollar deficit because of the federal cuts they were just notified about. I warned them during the budget meetings[…]

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