Links & Resources

Useful Resources, Get Informed, Get Involved

Founding Documents:

Declaration of Independence

https://www.archives.gov/founding-docs/declaration

U.S. Constitution

https://www.archives.gov/founding-docs/constitution-transcript

The Bill of Rights

https://www.archives.gov/founding-docs/bill-of-rights

Oregon Constitution

https://www.oregonlegislature.gov/bills_laws/Pages/OrConst.aspx

Your Representatives:

U.S. Senators for Oregon

Senator Jeff Merkley

Party:  Democrat
Capitol Phone:  202-224-3753
Capitol Address:
313 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC  20510
Web Form contact:  https://www.merkley.senate.gov/contact
Congressional web site:  Merkley.Senate.gov

Senator Ron Wyden

Party:  Democrat
Capitol Phone: 202-224-5244
Capitol Address:
221 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg.
Washington, D.C.  20510
Web Form contact:  https://www.wyden.senate.gov/contact/email-ron
Congressional web site:  Wyden.Senate.gov

U.S. House of Representatives

Representative Cliff Bentz

Party:  Republican
Website:  Bentz.house.gov

Office Locations
Washington DC:
1239 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC  20515
Phone: (202) 225-6730
Fax: (202) 225-5774

Southern Oregon:
14 N. Central Avenue, Suite 112
Medford, OR  97501
Phone: (541) 776-4646
Fax: (541) 779-0204

Eastern Oregon:
2430 SW 4th Avenue
Ontario, OR  97914
Phone: (541) 709-2040

Washington D.C.

The White House

https://www.whitehouse.gov/

Contact the White House

https://www.whitehouse.gov/contact/

The Congress of The United States

https://www.congress.gov/

Salem, Oregon

  1. Click button below for the interactive map.
  2. Find your location
  3. Find your Salem Legislators.

Josephine County

Board of Commissioners 

https://www.co.josephine.or.us/SectionIndex.asp?SectionID=104

Darin Fowler 
Phone:
 (541) 474-5221
E-mail:
dfowler@josephinecounty.gov

Daniel DeYoung
Phone: 
(541) 474-5221
E-mail:
ddeyoung@josephinecounty.gov

Herman Baertschiger
Phone:
 (541) 474-5221
E-mail: hbaertschiger@josephinecounty.gov

Board of Commissioners  - Agendas and Minutes

 https://www.co.josephine.or.us/Agendas.asp?SectionID=104

“With the exception of holidays and other planned recesses, the  Board of Commissioners convenes the first, third and fourth Wednesdays for Weekly Business Sessions at 9:00 a.m. and the second Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. 

Unless otherwise stated on the agenda, the Board meets at the Anne Basker Auditorium located at 600 NW 6th St., Grants Pass, Oregon. The meetings are open to the public and we invite you to attend.”

Other meetings held by the Board, including their Administrative Workshops and General Discussions, are held in Room 154 of the Josephine County Courthouse. These meetings are generally open to the public but public comment is not taken. Matters to be presented at these meetings are listed in an agenda prepared in advance by board staff.” 

County Election Maps

 https://joco.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=df14d383ee4d4951879c2a0b5cca0d5c

Josephine County Local Races

https://www.co.josephine.or.us/Page.asp?NavID=1669

Josephine County Departments

https://www.co.josephine.or.us/contactus.asp

Sheriff Dave Daniel

https://www.co.josephine.or.us/SectionIndex.asp?SectionID=180

Advocacy Groups

Oregon:

Oregon Watchdog

 https://www.oregonwatchdog.com/
By the Taxpayer Association of Oregon — Source for Political News

Oregon Citizens Lobby 

https://oregoncitizenslobby.org/
Analyze and advocate for / against legislation in the Capitol

Oregon GOP Petition

https://www.stoporegondemocrats.com/

Oregon Right to Life

https://www.ortl.org/

Oregon Firearms Federation

https://www.oregonfirearms.org/

Oregonian's For Medical Freedom

https://www.oregoniansformedicalfreedom.com/

National:

The Heritage Foundation

https://www.heritage.org/

The CATO Institute 

https://www.cato.org/

FreedomWorks 

https://www.freedomworks.org/

Americans for Prosperity 

https://americansforprosperity.org/

Call a Local Radio Talk Show:

Bill Meyer Show – KMED-AM 1440 & FM 106.7 / KCMD 99.3 (6-9 pm) 541-770-KMED (5633)
Lars Larson Show – 750 AM (12-4 pm) 1-866-439-5277
Jayne Carroll Show – 1360 AM (3-6 pm) 888-314-0440
Paul Linnman Show – 1190 AM (5-9 am) 503-323-6465
Gator’s Radio Experience – 1430 AM (4-6 pm) 503-393-1430

Write A Letter To The Editor:

The Oregonian
letters@news.oregonian.com
1320 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97201
FAX: 503-294-4193
150-word limit, typed, double-spaced, with name, home address and daytime phone

The Statesman Journal
cradnovich@statesmanjournal.com
PO Box 13009
Salem, OR 97309
FAX: 503-399-6706
150-word limit, typed, with name, address, phone number and signature

The Josephine County Eagle
comments@jocoeagle.com
1867 Williams Highway,  Suite 201
Grants Pass, OR  97527
250- word limit, may be edited for length, grammar, and content. Include name, home address and daytime phone and will not be printed in newspaper

TheDailyCourier.com
409 S.E. 7th Street Grants Pass, OR 97526-3003

P.O. Box 1468
Grants Pass, OR 97528-0330
Phone: (541) 474-3700
Toll-Free in Oregon: (800) 228-0457
Office Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m – 5 p.m.

Suggested Media:

The Epoch Times 

https://www.theepochtimes.com/

Blaze Media

https://www.theblaze.com/

Red State

https://redstate.com/

The Josephine County Eagle

https://jocoeagle.com/

The Bongino Report

https://bonginoreport.com/

The Daily Wire

https://www.dailywire.com/

Conservative Review

https://www.conservativereview.com/

Just The News

https://justthenews.com/