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New responses from Merkley staff…not good:

Jerry, I can only speculate on the circumstances surrounding Senator Hatfield’s involvement in the creation of the Coos Art Museum and much has changed in government since then.   Regardless of how Senator Hatfield may have influenced the process in … Continue reading

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More help offered by Postal Union

Jerry, The other thing I have seen in saving Post Offices for the Public, is where the GAO has purchased Post Office Buildings and then house other government agencies as well as a window service.  Send me a copy of … Continue reading

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Obie Purchase Rumor Quashed

Thanks Debby, for that information.  Note:  I just talked with the new director of Eugene’s Arts and Business Alliance about the Brian Obie “purchase” of the Post Office and it turns out to be just a rumor.  Somebody from his … Continue reading

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Discussions with Postal Union

“Ciao Anna and Debby, Understood.   We of POEM are concerned that Brian Obie, ex-Eugene Mayor and owner of Fifth Street Market in Eugene may have “purchased” the Post Office despite Memorandum of Agreement on protecting lobby and murals.  A … Continue reading

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DPLC Central Committee Approves Platform Item

The central committee unanimously approved the POEM resolution last night, without changes from what I sent you last. I have cc’ed Ryan Moore, with whom you should work to establish a subcommittee of Community Action. Charlie (See below) Meanwhile: heard … Continue reading

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DPLC considering platform item for POEM

“We received your resolution, and it should be considered by the Central Committee in either February or March. I don’t think this issue is contentious within the Party, and I expect it to pass unanimously. I also expect that once … Continue reading

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Meeting with DeFazio Staff 4/26/17

I have been emailing the Oregon Indian tribes with the following: Dear Tribal Leader: I am Chair of POEM (Post Office to Eugene Museum) seeking to re-purpose the historic downtown Eugene US Post Office on Willamette Street to become a … Continue reading

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