A New Vision For Mesa County
For too long, Mesa County’s conservative leadership has pursued the same failed policies, depending on the fossil fuel industry with its “boom and bust” cycles, which has stifled economic diversity and development. Mesa County Democrats are committed to seeking alternatives that bring positive changes and improvements to the lives of Mesa County citizens.
Revitalizing Our Economy
Expanding and diversifying our local economy can help us weather the ups and downs in global energy prices that have buffeted us in the past. Building infrastructure and amenities like broadband and a recreation center would help entice high-tech and other new businesses to the valley.
For too long, local government’s lack of a clear vision has led to a confusing regulatory landscape for businesses and consumers. We want to simplify local regulations, clarifying and reducing them as appropriate.
Everyone agrees we need to make our local schools more competitive. Mesa County Democrats believe in structuring our school system and increasing funding to give our students a better education and a better future.
Protecting Public Lands
Public lands are owned by all of us and provide us all with invaluable ecosystem services, such as water purification, wildlife habitat and climate control. It is wrong for politicians to sell our lands. Government jurisdiction and management ensure proper preservation as well as appropriate access for recreation, solitude, hunting and fishing, grazing and other economic activity.
We Are Democrats
Mesa County Democrats are volunteers who work on local, state, national and global issues. We encourage participation in the political process, champion human rights, and push for responsible, accountable political institutions. We support policies and projects that: benefit women and families; promote quality education, good jobs, and living wages; ensure affordable health insurance for all; keep our air and water clean; protect public lands; encourage scientific and technological advances; and much more. We love Mesa County, and are committed to improving the lives of its citizens.
Updates From The Mesa County Democrats:
Democratic House Rep. Jared Polis is running for governor and will officially open his Grand Junction office this Saturday, January the 6th at 10:00 a.m. at 421 Colorado Avenue. Jared will be there! Polis is the first openly gay parent in Congress and plans to focus...read more
Grand Junction City Manager Greg Caton is hosting a series of informal coffees to interact with community members, gather feedback on City programs and services, and to answer questions. This session is January 8 at 2:00 p.m. at Kiln Coffee, 326 Main Street, downtown...read more
The New York Times published a bombshell report today about George Papadapoulos' involvement in Donald Trump's presidential campaign -- the biggest Trump-Russia news since Flynn's plea. Trump advisers have sought to deride and minimize Papadapoulos as an insignificant...read more
Take Action Today.
Improving Mesa County begins with you. By getting involved with a local organization, volunteering, knocking on doors, and being an informed advocate, you help change your community for the better. We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of resources to help you do that. From community organizations to education events to volunteering opportunities, it’s all in one place for your convenience.
Visit the page by clicking on the button below, or send us a message using the form to the right. We look forward to seeing you at events all around the community!