April 2011 archive

Studies: Rich don’t flee high tax states

Every time there’s a discussion to increase taxes on the rich, people always claim that the rich would flee the state if that happened. I recall hearing this over and over again, including in Washington state. NPR did a story on this that disputes that argument.  Maybe we can have an intelligent discussion on a …

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Public reaction to the Republican budget

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Public meeting on King County Council redistricting

Please join the King County Districting Committee at an upcoming community meeting about redrawing King County Council districts. The meetings are an opportunity to learn about how population has shifted in King County and to share your ideas and priorities for Council redistricting, which must be done to equalize population following each U.S. Census. Monday, …

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King County Democrats Picnic

Sunday, July 31 · 4:00pm – 7:00pm Lower Woodland Park Shelter #1 1000 N 50th St. Seattle, WA 98103

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Commitment to Better & Best: Washington’s Public Schools

Renton Community Foundation’s “Maxwell Fund for Youth & Families” invites you to: COMMITMENT TO BETTER & BEST: WASHINGTON’S PUBLIC SCHOOLS Presented by Bill Daggett, Ed.D, nationally recognized educator, speaker, and CEO of the International Center for Leadership in Education.  Dr. Daggett knows – our state’s education system, federal education mandates, current issues and trends – and he will share what all students …

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News from Congressman Adam Smith

For those of you in the 9th Congressional District part of the 11th LD: Smith Supports Access to Healthcare With the passage of the budget following extensive negotiations, disagreements over access to healthcare continue to be a sticking point in the House of Representatives. Following a vote on the budget, the House took up two …

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Membership Committee Meeting

The Membership Committee will meet to discuss ideas for activating inactive members and attracting new members.  The active membership must get involved and bring in new blood if we want to succeed in our endeavors to get democratic candidates elected and further the goals of the Democratic agenda. April 28th @ 6pm 14255 29th Ave …

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Peaceful Rally for Justice

Please join Ndns for Justice in exercising its free speech having leaders from the American Indian community and their allies who ARE NOT AFRAID TO SPEAK OUT FOR JUSTICE. Emcee is Ravenspeaker; and Host Drum is Sacred Water Canoe Family. Co-sponsored by United Indians of All Tribes Foundation and AFSC Indian Arts and Crafts Committee. …

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April General Meeting Summary

The April meeting is over and it was another exciting event.  

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May E-board meeting

KCDCC Executive Board Meeting – April 2011

April 26, 2010 KCDCC Executive Board Revised Draft Meeting Agenda

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Boehner seeks to divert funds for gay marriage fight

The Republican party, which claims that it wants less government and less interference in our lives, and that Democrats are the kings of wasteful spending…  wants to divert money from the Justice Department so Congress can defend DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act). So much for their argument for less government interference in our private lives …

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Resolution Against the Privatization of Medicare – Updated

The resolution has been updated.  You can find the new copy here:  2011-5-2 Resolution against Medicare privatization

General Meeting Update – April 2011

I made a mistake when I posted the details of our general meeting.  Bruce Harrell’s campaign staff will pay us a visit at our meeting, seeking an update on his behalf.  He has another commitment during our meeting.  Sorry about the confusion.

Senator Margarita Prentice Newsletter – 4/15/2011

From Senator Prentice: Happy Spring, Daylight Savings time, and April Fools’ day! April 1st means there are 23 constitutional days remaining in the regular 2011 session.  The recent budget forecast predicts continued  declining revenues – $800 million less than expected – so the hardest work is still ahead.  You can try out your ideas to …

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