John Beagle's blog


John Beagle Endorses Issue #10

I am announcing through my Monroe website, Main Street Monroe, my full support for Issue 10. The $28M Tax levy for a new Monroe elementary school.

I support these issues for education, economic and community reasons. Read more »


Web Discourse for the Newly Elected Official

Seems to me that every person elected to a position ought to at least try to communicate via the web to those they represent.

When we were a smaller city, word spread easier. Heck, you would tell one person anything and shortly afterward, everyone would hear.

No so today with 8000 residents in Monroe. We rely on the newspaper and the web. But we don't hear enough.

I want to know where Jamie Pierce stands on the tax abatement issue, but I haven't had time to attend a school board meeting where I could ask him in person. Read more »