Where Conservative Minds From All Parties Can Cooperate and Surpass The Partisan Political Divide

Welcome!

Welcome to the Oregon AFSCME Council 75 Conservative Caucus Website. Please be aware comments are tracked and moderated. Click each post heading to see the full article.

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A Conservative Argument For A Balanced & Effective Minimum Wage

As the conversation about both the national and state wide minimum wage has unfolded over the last couple of years, labor and business have kept a close eye on government proposed action and have issued rhetoric supporting their chosen positions.  Generally speaking, labor wants it raised and business wants it kept the same (or raised […]

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East Oregonian Letter to the Editor, Lars Larson Interview

Caucus Chair Jeff Coffman wrote a letter to the East Oregonian which was published on November 20th, a link to the article can be found here. Also, Jeff got an interview request from the Lars Larson radio show and will be on tomorrow (Monday, November 30th) from 12 – 12:30.

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A Thanks for Giving

With the holidays rapidly approaching, please take a moment to give thanks to those who do not get the holidays off. Our troops whether they are severing overseas or not, deserve a big thanks for keeping us safe. While we are safe in our homes eating our favorite meals, please take a moment and also […]

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Board Page Updated, Meet & Greet Success, OPB Interview

The page reviewing our board is now updated to reflect our newly elected board members. Also, thanks to all that came out to our meet and greet in Pendleton.  Here is an article from the East Oregonian about the positive interaction between the members who were able to attend and a couple of area legislators. […]

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Nominations Closed, Minutes Posted

Final nominations were accepted at our meeting held on June 27th and are posted below.  Voting on these nominations will take place at our next scheduled meeting in Salem on Saturday, July 25th at 8am.  Also, prior approved meeting minutes have now been posted in the ‘previous meeting minutes‘ section of our website. The current […]

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Meet & Greet – Pendleton AFSCME Office

Caucus leadership will be holding a meet and greet from 5-7 PM on Saturday, August 29th at the Pendleton AFSCME office (308 SW Dorion).  All current or potential caucus and AFSCME members are invited to join us.

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Board Nominations Still Open

Nominations for caucus board positions are still open, but will close at our next scheduled meeting on Saturday, June 27th at 8am in the Portland AFSCME office. If you are interested in making a nomination, please contact a current board member or do so in person at the meeting on the 27th.

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Another View on ‘Motor Voter’

The right to vote is a fundamentally important and basic right for the citizens of our great county, paid for since its inception by the blood of patriots.  Equally as patriotic is the act of helping those citizens who have a hardship or are otherwise unaware of the requirement of our state to register to […]

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Caucus Board Nominations Open

As written in our caucus bylaws – Article 3, Section 4, Part a): “Election of new board members or election of current members to a second term will occur as the first item of business following the Council 75 Biennial Convention” With the Council 75 Biennial Convention occurring in April, we have now opened the […]

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Council Officer Candidate Interviews

The Oregon AFSCME Conservative Caucus welcomes and invites all candidates running for Council 75 elected offices at the 2015 Council convention to participate in our interview process. Interviews will be held at our next scheduled Caucus meeting on Saturday, December 13th at 8 AM in the Portland AFSCME office. Upon completion of the interviews, endorsement […]

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