March 2011 archive

April E-board meeting

A correction:  I had the e-board meeting listed as April 4th.  The meeting is actually April 7th.  Sorry about that.

2011 Salmon Bake

Save the Date! Join Larry Phillips and Friends SAVE THE DATE – SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2011 The date is set! Mark your calendar for the biggest political event of 2011! When: Saturday, May 21, 2011 Where: Daybreak Star Cultural Center Discovery Park 3801 W. Government Way, Seattle Time: 1 pm – 4 pm

Washington State Republicans Vote Against Nuclear Safety

From the Slog: http://slog.thestranger.com/slog/archives/2011/03/25/washington-state-republicans-vote-against-nuclear-safety Yet another good reason to get replace Dave Reichert in the 11th LD. Fresh off their votes against funding for a tsunami warning center that serves the entire West Coast, our state’s four Republican House members recently voted for budget cuts that could make it harder to respond to nuclear mishaps. …

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Representatives Hudgins and Dickerson talk about Toxic Toys

Bob Hasegawa on state bank conference call 6PM Thursday

JOIN US for the LIVE Webcast Conference call on the State Bank Movement with some of its Rising Stars! TODAY! Thursday, March 24, 6-7pm (Pacific) Thursday March 24 at 6pm (Pacific), Backbone Campaign will host a webcast conference call on the issue of State Banks featuring Rep. Bob Hasegawa, (WA), Jared Gardner of Oregonians for …

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April E-board meeting

Zack Hudgins Telephone Town Hall

From Zack Hudgins: Telephone Town Hall—March 24th at 6pm Mark your calendar. I will be hosting a town hall by telephone on Thursday, March 24th at 6pm. Most registered voters in our district will receive a telephone call and have the option of staying on the line to listen in and to ask questions. I hope …

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SCAN Director (Dian Ferguson) to Challenge Clark

Also announced at the meeting last night:  http://publicola.com/2011/03/16/scan-director-to-challenge-clark/ At the 11th District Democrats’ meeting last night, Seattle Community Access Network director Dian Ferguson announced that she planned to run for city council against incumbent Sally Clark.  

March 2011 – General Meeting Summary

This month’s topics were: Cindy Cole and John Repp spoke to us on the condition of the State Bank Of Washington Approval of the 2011 budget for the district Presentation of a resolution by Gabriela Quintana Presentation of a resolution by John Fox Ivan Weiss on King County Democrats voter outreach Joe McDermott talking about …

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KCDCC Legislative Action Committee Meeting

Legislative Action Committee Meeting — Sunday, March 20th – 2 PM  (to 4 PM) Carpenters Union Hall 231 Burnett Avenue North Renton WA 98055 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Invited special guest: Rep. Bob Hasegawa (11th LD) – confirmed and a guest from the Senate  (not yet confirmed)

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Washington State Republicans Vote to Cut Funding for Tsunami Warning Center

From the Slog: http://slog.thestranger.com/slog/archives/2011/03/15/washington-state-republicans-vote-to-cut-funding-for-tsunami-warning-center The worst part is, people probably wouldn’t have noticed this if it hadn’t happened around the same time as the earthquake/tsunami in Japan: WASHINGTON — A spending plan being pushed by Republicans would slash funding for the agency that warned the West Coast about the devastating tsunami in Japan. Voting for …

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Representatives Hudgins and Van De Wege talk about Prescription Drug Waste

Week of solidarity events planned for April 2-8

Week of solidarity events planned for April 2-8 http://www.wslc.org/reports/2011/March/11.htm#Friday On Wednesday, the Wisconsin Republicans separated the state employee collective bargaining bill from its budget component and passed the policy bill which eliminates collective bargaining rights for most state employees; the Idaho legislature passed a bill eviscerating collective bargaining rights for public school employees; and Michigan …

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Informal 11th LD Democrats issue discussion group

Wednesday March 16th, 7:00pm at the Carpenters Hall, 231 Burnett Ave N, Renton, WA 98057. Regular meetings overly structured? Kick back and discuss issues of the day informally. Bring any material you’d like to share with others.

Representative Hudgins and Orwall talk about Foreclosure Mediation