Tag: Poverty

Sentinel Highlights Mesa County’s Desperate Economy

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel printed an article about the desperate state of Mesa County’s economy on the front page of its Business section today, written by business writer Greg Ruland. Titled “Living wage tough to come by,” it describes how financially strained Mesa…

It’s Time to End GOP Rule in Mesa County

Do you plan to vote for Republican incumbents and the same Mesa County politicians we’ve had in office before? Think again. Mesa County’s long reliance on the local GOP has led it to disaster. Just look at the Mesa County GOP’s record:…

A Freethinker Halloween

With the rates of obesity and diabetes skyrocketing nationally and the number of kids going hungry in Mesa County at an all time high, it was difficult to think of spending money on candy this Halloween. Last year 54 trick…