Boston & reducing gun violence; West, Boston, GWB Library, Planned Parenthood, Teachers & STEM.
Northern Virginia Labor Federation Volunteer Recognition Dinner. Join us this friday – let me know if you would like to join an 8th Congressional District Democratic Committee table.
President Obama’s budget, reducing gun violence, equal pay day
50 years ago today, Dr. Martin Luther King wrote his letter from the Birmingham Alabama jail, explaining his philosophy of nonviolent resistance. Here is the letter and commentary. “We must use time creatively, and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.”
Reducing gun violence, the BRAIN initiative, March employment, Singapore, Easter, large white rabbit, and Cesar Chavez.
Here’s an article that provides a summary of the new law. Key points include: It does not go into effect until July 2014, so photo IDs are not required for the 2013 Governor and other races. The Department of Justice must approve the requirement, and legal challenges are likely. A valid photo ID would include a Virginia..
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission is holding an Accessible Voting Technology Research Workshop today and tomorrow (April 1-2) It is being webcast live, and will be archived for viewing at: http://www.eac.gov/accessible_voting_technology_research_workshop/
VA DNC Member
I was proud to represent Virginia on the Democratic National Committee for 12 years. I am in DC now, but still active in voter protection and Democratic Party rules. More about me, click here.