At its September 8, 2018 State Central Committee meeting, the DPVA endorsed two state constitutional amendments that are on the November ballot. Local committees may add that support to their sample ballots, speeding up voting process. Here’s a short summary of the Amendments: Question 1 would allow local governments to give tax breaks to residents..
The Russia connection, the FBI NY connection, the Hungarian Nazi connection, the numerous Trump Inc. scandals, and the fact that we still have yet to see Donald’s tax returns are important, but although the effort to destroy the Affordable Care Act failed, Trump, Ryan and the gang are working hard to reverse and subvert numerous..
Here’s a link to yesterday’s Democrats Live – with Tom Perez, Keith Ellison, and Elizabeth Warren. https://youtu.be/7OzXwqDt__U
The incoming Trump administration offers a target rich opportunity for action and resistance. Every lousy appointment or ignorant tweet justifiably incites outrage, as will Trump administration policies whenever he comes up with some. It is tempting to remain in a constant state of outrage, but that’s probably not healthy. So how to identify the battles..
Below is the final draft of the Democratic Party Platform, to be voted on at the Convention on Monday. And here’s the GOP 2016 platform. Clear choices, people!
The Democratic Party Platform Drafting Committee has completed its draft platform – the full Platform Committee will meet in Orlando on July 8-9 from 8 am to 4 pm, and you can still submit comments at the Democratic Convention Platform site. Also, here’s a DNC summary of the Draft Platform.
Here’s a link to a DNC summary of the Democratic National Convention Draft Platform. The actual draft Platform will be released prior to the platform committee meeting, in Orlando on July 8-9; I’ll post it when I get it.
From the DNC: Wednesday marked the beginning of the platform drafting process with the first session of the Mid-Atlantic Democratic Platform Forum taking place in Washington, DC. The forum brought together those appointed by the two presidential campaigns and DNC Chair Rep. Wasserman Schultz to create an inclusive platform that will be instrumental in guiding..
The Democratic National Convention meeting in Philadelphia on July 25-28 will adopt a national party platform that will set forth the principles and issues that motivate us as Democrats, and make the choice very clear for the American people this November. It is an open process and you can participate in two ways – First, all..
A number of the bills mentioned in the prior post will be heard Tuesday, Jan 19, at 7:30 am by a House Privileged & Elections Committee subcommittee – here’s the agenda. Thanks @C_Herring !
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