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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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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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Representative Hudgins and Orwall talk about Foreclosure Mediation

Representatives Hudgins, Rolfes & Upthegrove talk Oil Spill Prevention and Cleanup

11thLDDems on Twitter

Hey all, we’re now on Twitter. @11thLDDems

Broadband… a Democratic issue?

I hope you don’t mind that I’m taking a little bit of time (and space) to talk about a technology issue. As a newer member of the 11th LD, I can honestly say technology issues aren’t usually mentioned a whole lot. Nevertheless, there are technology issues that certainly affect our society. Look at what happened …

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Active Bit O’Green

ACTIVE BIT O’GREEN By Jim Flynn PCO RNT 11-0502 http://www.seattleoptin.com King County Democrats will be showin a bit o’green Thursday, March seventeenth to show pride in the life of Saint Patrick (c 387-493). He is certainly proud of us. Named Maewyn, he was born to a wealthy family in Britain where success in the agricultural …

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Representative Hudgins on Government Appropriations and the State Dept. of Printing

Representatives Hudgins, Rolfes & Upthegrove talk Oil Spill Prevention and Cleanup

February General Membership meeting notes

The General Membership meeting was yesterday (2/15).  We had a very long and very nice visit from Richard Conlin, the Seattle City Council President.  The membership had lots of great questions and I’m sure the question and answer session could have gone on for hours. We were also visited by Cara Bilodeau of Planned Parenthood …

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Ways to keep in touch

We now have an official LinkedIn group!  Visit us here .  In addition to being on LinkedIn, you can follow us via the interface at the bottom of the page.  Follow us via: Facebook Flickr LinkedIn RSS Feed

New website

The new 11th Legislative District Democrats (of Washington State) website is now live!