Hillary Haden, Executive Director of the WA Fair Trade Coalition, Aug 27, 2019

    Hillary Haden, Executive Director of the WA Fair Trade Coalition August 27, 2019 Interview by Ken Winkes:  Hillary gives an update on the current status of the USMCA Agreement (NAFTA Point 2). For more information, go to https://www.washingtonfairtrade.org/ or email to info@washingtonfairtrade.org We Do The Work Comments: Minimum wage has been too low […]

Action Newsletter—26 August 2019

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. Reception in support of 2nd Congressional District Representative Rick Larsen, Wednesday, Aug 28, 5:30pm – 6:30pm, Bad Dog Distillery, 19109 63rd Avenue Northeast, Arlington Please RSVP to Zach Martin at 360-797-9256 or zach@ricklarsen.org2. Northwest Washington Central Labor Council’s Labor Day Picnic, Monday, Sep 2, Noon to 4:00pm, Riverfront Park, 901 River Road, […]

Resolution Supporting the Establishing a Humane Immigration Enforcement System Act

Resolution Supporting the Establishing a Humane Immigration Enforcement System Act   Whereas: Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wa) joined Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Rep. Adriane Espaillat (D-NY) in introducing the “Establishing a Humane Immigration Enforcement System Act,” and Whereas: There is an ongoing crisis at the U.S. – Mexico border, wherein children have been caged, and […]

Peter Hart, Regional Director for the Puget Sound Region of the Inland Boatman’s Union of the Pacific, Aug 20, 2019

Peter Hart, Regional Director for the Puget Sound Region of the Inland Boatman’s Union of the Pacific Aug 20, 2019 Listen to the show:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/287953 Interview by Lori Province:  Peter explains the history, work, and current issues of the Inlandboatman’s Union. For more information, go to https://ibu.org/ or email Peter at peter@iub.org. We Do The […]

Action Newsletter—19 August 2019

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. NEW – Correction to our report of AK-47 replicas for sale at the Skagit County Fair We want to correct the information we provided last week in regard to someone offering “inflatable AK-47’s” at the County Fair. It was not the Republican booth that was offering those items but an independent vendor. […]

Jon Motl, Pass Political Practices Commissioner of Montana, Aug 13, 2019

Jon Motl, Pass Political Practices Commissioner of Montana August 13, 2019 Listen to the show:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/287184 Interview by Ken Winkes: Jon reveals what happened to Montana’s election laws. This story was made into a documentary called Dark Money and includes footage of Jon as well as showing the effects of corporate money and influence in […]

Action Newsletter—12 August 2019

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. NEW – KNOW YOUR OPPONENT – OBSERVATIONS FROM THE SKAGIT COUNTY FAIR We might imagine that after the most recent mass murders in El Paso and Dayton and their obvious stimulus from the leader of the Republican party, Republicans might think about keeping a low profile. But if their representatives at the […]

Joe Kendo, Government Affairs Director of the WSLC, AFL-CIO, Aug 6, 2019

Joe Kendo, Government Affairs Director of the WSLC, AFL-CIO, August 6, 2019 Listen to the show:  https://exchange.prx.org/p/286501 Interview by Lori Province:  Joe gives the highlights of the 2019 Washington State legislature labor bills. For more information, go to http://www.thestand.org, www.wslc.org, or jkendo@wslc.org. We Do The Work Comments: >  What does it mean to be a […]

Message from Our Chair, Jeff Mount

A message from Jeff Mount, Chair, Skagit County Democrats To All Skagit Dems: The theme of our gala this June was “Everybody Votes.”  The premise behind that was simple:  higher turnout means more Democrats win.  The corollary to that is that when it’s time to vote, everybody votes.  That time is now.  There is a […]

Action Newsletter—5 August 2019

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. NEW – Primary ballots are due this Tuesday2. NEW – 40th Legislative District Democrats Executive Board meets Wednesday, Aug 7, 5:00pm – 7:30pm, Skagit County Democrats Headquarters, 300A South First Street, Mount Vernon 3. Volunteers Needed for the Skagit County Fair Volunteers are needed to staff our Skagit County Democrats booth at […]