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We’re proud to announce the formation of the Tooele County Hispanic Democratic Caucus!   If you’re interested in joining or becoming part of this organization, please call us at 435-277-0336, email us at tooeledemocrats@gmail.com, fill out the form on our Get Involved page or just join our Facebook Group.

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Our Voices Need to be Heard

We want to remind you that the commissioners’ last town hall meeting to discuss the county’s financial recovery plan, is Tuesday, August 13 at 7pm at the Tooele High School Auditorium. We’re encouraging all Tooele County residents, regardless of party, to attend this important meeting.  It’s our county, our voice and it needs to be…

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State of Education

Much has been made this past week regarding the state of education in our state. Senator Aaron Osmond’s suggestion that making school attendance voluntary would somehow improve the system was swiftly and appropriately shot down by all sides of the political pie. Though I have written extensively on it, at this point, I think it…

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2013/14 Tooele School District Budget

Here is a copy of the proposed 2013-14 budget for your review.  The take away is that the district is showing a $2.9 million deficit for the next school year.  At this time, it’s not known what solution district administration will offer to remedy the shortfall. The school board is scheduled to approve the district…

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Message from our New Chair

I am a naturalized citizen, perhaps that gives me a different prospective of the American political scene. I remember when I was in Chile as a child, listening to the BBC World Service on my dad’s shortwave radio to a man that I knew to be the President of the US as he spoke to…

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Budget Woes

The TC Democrats have been quite concerned, not just about the county budget, but also the many people who rely on that budget for their livelihoods and who now find themselves unemployed and too experienced to get just any job in this economy. These are our family, friends, and neighbors and the community is a…

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Our Condolences

We’d like to offer our condolences to the Droubay family. Longtime Tooele GOP Chair, Bob Droubay passed away this week. Bob was a dedicated leader in our community and will be remembered as a gentile, caring man. http://obitsutah.com/obituary/19742/john-robert-bob-droubay.htm 

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A New Year.

As a new year begins, we should all reflect on our past accomplishments, and recommit to the goals and aspirations as we enter 2013. We have seen remarkable changes over this past year and we all should envision those things to come. Take a moment to think of all the work we dedicated ourselves to.…

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An Average Utahn Caught In A Republican Political Scandal

[box type=”shadow”]I meant to post this earlier, its an email from our state chair, Jim Dabakis and he touched upon it again last night at our convention. Denice, a Tooele resident, was at our convention last night, and I’m awestruck by her courage and her willingness to stand up for what’s right.[/box] Dear Democrat, This…

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2012 Youth Representative

The Tooele County Democratic Party is currently seeking a Youth Representative from each high school in Tooele County. The position will last through the 2012 Elections. Ideal candidates would be interested in politics and serving in their community. Each Representative’s duties will include attending monthly Central Committee Meetings (these are held on the first Tuesday…

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