Tag Archives: Clackamas County Commission

Sonya Fischer Appointed Clackamas County Commissioner

Sonya Fischer has been unanimously appointed as Clackamas County Commissioner, Position #5.

Fischer is an attorney with local law firm Fischer Family Law. She is a former Legislative Director for the Oregon Department of Human Services. She holds a J.D. from Lewis and Clark Law School, a Master of Public Administration from Portland State University, and a Bachelor of Science in Sociology/Social Work from Warner Pacific College. Fischer lives in Lake Oswego. Continue reading

Clackamas County Political Round-Up

By Peter Toll

Nobody in Clackamas County’s Democratic circles is sitting around resting on their laurels after the election.

#MyHealthCareStory

We’re live here in Portland, rallying to Save Health Care. SHARE this post with your friends and let’s build this movement to protect our helth care from Donald Trump and his buddies in the Republican Congress!

Posted by Jeff Merkley on Sunday, January 15, 2017

Our two re-elected members of Congress, Earl Blumenauer, of Portland, and Kurt Schrader, of Canby, participated in a health care rally put on by Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden. Thousands showed up, including several from Clackamas County, to show President-elect Trump how Oregonians feel about dumping the Affordable Care Act. Continue reading

Commissioners Name Eight Finalists

Clackamas County commissioners have named eight finalists of 77 applicants for the two-year term created when Jim Bernard was elected to the chair position.

They will be interviewed by the commissioners next Wednesday evening. Continue reading

An Important Letter from Four Clackamas County Mayors

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l-r: Mayors Axelrod (West Linn), Gamba (Milwaukie), Holladay (Oregon City), and Knapp (Wilsonville)

Voters of Clackamas County:

The last four years have been hard on Clackamas County. Working relationships with other area governments have suffered. Positive forward progress has largely stopped. Lawsuits, acrimony and conflict have flourished. County staff morale appears at an all time low. A citizen itemized $3.4 million of public money has been unnecessarily wasted by Clackamas County actions. Continue reading

Ludlow and Friends Show Even More Bad Judgment

roads.pot_hole.ludlowIneptitude and bad judgment seem to be the hallmarks of the John Ludlow-led Clackamas County Commissioners when it comes to their lack of proper attention to our county’s roads. The most recent example is in Canby, where they chose to re-pave certain streets outside the city during the busiest time of the year while totally ignoring their responsibility for county-owned streets inside the city limits. Here’s how the local newspaper described it.

County Commission Races Offer Serious Choices

By Peter Toll

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Jim Bernard

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Ken Humberston

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Martha Schrader

Hardworking Clackamas County Democrats can share the credit for success in key local non-partisan primary election races as they gear up for the fall. Here’s a brief look at the results and some key campaign issues. Continue reading