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Tea Party Action Meeting In Oakhurst

OAKHURST – The local Tea Party group welcomes Barbara Bigelow and Eric Eisenhammer as speakers at their next Action Meeting.

Two items up for discussion will be a “two billion dollar energy tax increase coming your way,” and information about how they say SB 241 would raise gas prices and kill jobs.

The meeting will be Tuesday Mar. 19th, 6:30 p.m., at the Best Western Yosemite Gateway Inn Restaurant, 40530 Hwy 41, Oakhurst.Eric Eisenhammer serves as the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association’s Director of Grassroots Operations. Eric is also a small business owner with ten years of experience working on grassroots political campaigns focused on tax policy, energy and job creation.

In 2010, Eric founded the Coalition of Energy, seeing a need for an organization advocating for regular citizens and small business owners in favor of affordable energy, economic freedom and a return to prosperity.

He is an articulate public speaker and skilled in web design and social media. He is also active in community social betterment activities in the fields of human rights and anti-drug education.

Eric earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California State University, Northridge and has studied Public Policy and Administration at California State University, Sacramento.

Eric will be discussing:

· The status of the Howard Jarvis suit against the Fire Tax

· The attack against Prop 13

· SB 241, a proposed 2 billion dollar tax increase on gas and energy that will eliminate an estimated 10,000 jobs, raise gas prices, harm local government and increase fuel imports. (

Barbara Bigelow will also be speaking on “School Board Governance and How it Can Affect You!” Barbara is the wife of newly elected Assemblyman Frank Bigelow and has been an elected school board member for 30 years.

Barbara loves working with children and is also a long time 4-H leader. One of her main passions, along with children and education has been politics. It has been important to her to register voters and be involved in the election process.

In 1990 she was elected to the Madera County Republican Central Committee where she is still an elected member today. She served two terms as Chairman. Barbara has worked tirelessly on many Republican campaigns. In March of 2005 Barbara was honored by Assemblyman Dave Cogdill, of the 25th Assembly District, as Woman of the Year.

Barbara believes strongly in community service and wants to continue to serve her community for years to come.

Oakhurst/Coarsegold Tea Party 866-565-1379

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