Topics ranged from forest fires and global warming, to health care and affordable housing.
While some residents did not share the same views with the senator he says listening to them is important because it means they’re engaged and care about their future.
“Probably walking away in pretty much the same condition when I arrived,” Alan Journet said. “I’m skeptical that anything meaningful is going to happen but we are always optimistic.”
“As you say things people hear things differently depending on their point of view and I see that a lot,” Deboer said. “I had several questions where I had to re-clarify what I was saying.”
Senator Deboer will hold another town hall meeting Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship church in Ashland.
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