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Emely Velez, Eric V. Kirk, Renee Saucedo: Overblown cost claims unfairly undermine Measure K

Emely Velez, Eric V. Kirk, Renee Saucedo: Overblown cost claims unfairly undermine Measure K

This November, voters in Humboldt County will have the opportunity to vote for Measure K, the Sanctuary Initiative. This simple proposal will assure that local resources are dedicated to local law enforcement rather than national scapegoating political agendas. Community members gathered thousands of signatures from our neighbors to put the Sanctuary Initiative on the ballot

Sanctuary supporters refute county, sheriff

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The organizers of the Sanctuary Ordinance ballot measure campaign have described a county presentation and sheriff’s comments on the measure as inaccurate and misleading. The county has discouraged voter support for Measure K, the November election ballot initiative that would bar county officials from communicating with federal immigration

Letters to the Editor, September 26, 2018

McKinley? Why McKinley? Supporters of Measure M want to keep the statue in place. Recently an Arcata City Councilmember touted McKinley’s civil rights record stating “McKinley actively supported the rights of black Americans at a time when black Americans were being systematically deprived of those rights.” Actively supported? Actual civil rights activists of his time,

Eric Kirk: Affirm and protect your community by voting yes on Measure K

This November, Humboldt County voters will have the opportunity to pass Measure K, which will remove any active involvement by county authorities in federal immigration enforcement.  Sanctuary is a much misunderstood and misrepresented concept. It does not interfere with immigration enforcement. It simply prohibits the dedication of local resources to unfunded mandates which serve only

Letters to the Editor, September 19, 2018: This land is everyone’s land

Yes on Measure M My name is Lisa (Lytle) Morehouse. Arcata has always been home; it holds my roots. My family moved to Arcata in 1968 and I have lived here 50 years. I grew up poor in a trailer park in town. I bore my children here; my father died here. I have volunteered

Sanctuary ordinance’s costs, effects warned

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Several Humboldt County supervisors and county law enforcement officials oppose a sanctuary ordinance initiative, saying the proposed ordinance is unnecessary, will be costly to implement and could hinder crime-fighting efforts. A financial analysis of Measure K, a Sanctuary ordinance for the November election ballot, was discussed by supervisors

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