Supervisors tout ‘Participatory Budgeting’ to local residents

By John Miller | johnmiller@midvalleypub.com Merced residents got their first glimpse of the ‘Participatory Budgeting’ (PB) process proposed by Merced County District 1 Supervisor Rodrigo Espinoza and District 2 Supervisor Lee Lor during a community meeting at the Merced County Office of Education. Local residents and representatives from a variety of community organizations met with…

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Pedrozo panel hears cry for health care for all

More than 60 South Merced residents came with leaders from the Merced Organizing Project’s “Prevention Action Team” to a Town Hall meeting at Tenaya Middle School organized by Merced County District 1 Supervisor John Pedrozo. Members of the group — working in partnership with Building Healthy Communities — made a call for health care among…

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