Action Newsletter—30 September 2019

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. NEW – Happy Hour With 40th Legislative District State Senator Liz Lovelett, Monday, Sep 30, 5:00pm – 7:00pm, Skyline Cabana, 5919 Cabana Lane, Anacortes Hosted by Brenda Lavender, Corinne Salcedo, Andrea Doll. Appetizers, wine, beer, flavored sparkling water, & coffee. RSVP to 360-293-7114 (Corinne) or 360-588-8057 (Brenda).2. The 40th Legislative District Democrats […]

Stephanie Celt, Past WA State Policy Coordinator for the BlueGreen Alliance, Sept 24, 2019

    Stephanie Celt, Past WA State Policy Coordinator for the BlueGreen Alliance September 24, 2019 Interview by Ken Winkes: Stephanie explains that tackling climate change and keeping meaningful livelihoods is one of the purposes of the blue-green alliance. For more information, go to https://www.bluegreenalliance.org/. We Do The Work Comment:  Legalizing marijuana has many unexpected […]

Action Newsletter—23 September 2019

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. NEW – Changes in the 39th Legislative District Democrats organization Our Chair, Ivan Lewis, tendered his resignation following his move out of the 39th LD. At the last General Meeting, Jordan Sears was elected as the new Chair. For those who have not yet had the pleasure of meeting Jordan, his passion […]

Joe Kendo, Government Affairs Director of the WSLC, AFL-CIO, Sept 17, 2019

  Joe Kendo, Government Affairs Director of the WSLC, AFL-CIO September 17, 2019 Interview by Lori Province:  Joe explains the new proposed overtime rules by the Washington State Labor and Industries Department. For more information, go to https://www.lni.wa.gov/WorkplaceRights/Wages/Overtime/OvertimeRules/default.asp or https://restoreot.paperform.co/. We Do The Work Comments: >  The number of safety inspectors has been reduced under […]

Action Newsletter—16 September 2019

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. NEW – Congratulations to Trevor Smith, the new Chair of the 40th Legislative District Democrats2. The 10th Legislative District Democrats‘ Quarterly General Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, Sep 21, 10:00am – 12:00pm, Flyers Restaurant & Brewhouse, 15426 Suite B, Airport Drive, Burlington 3. NEW – Senator Patty Murray’s 24th Annual Golden Tennis […]

Veronica Wilson, Partnerships Director for the UCLA Labor Center, Sept 10, 2019

    Veronica Wilson, Partnerships Director for the UCLA Labor Center September 10, 2019 Interview by Ken Winkes:  Veronica talks about one of her other interests the “Labor Network for Sustainability.” For more information, go to https://www.labor4sustainability.org/ or http://www.labor.ucla.edu. We Do The Work Comment: The TV show American Strongman parallels today’s US President. About We […]

Action Newsletter—9 September 2019

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. Democratic Women on the Rocks, Monday, Sep 9, 4:00pm – 6:00pm, 13 Moons Restaurant, Swinomish Casino, 12885 Casino Drive, Anacortes  2. Fidalgo Democrats meet Tuesday, Sep 10, 7:00pm, Anacortes Public Library, 1220 10th Street, Anacortes “The Decline of the Free Press” will be the topic for Professor Kurt Dunbar of Skagit Valley […]

2019 Essay Contest Guidelines

Essay Contest Guidelines See below or click on the link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1mbUmPe8S_wbvwvC_zCWdZ6srMXfUmF-O   SKAGIT COUNTY DEMOCRATS ESSAY CONTEST GUIDELINES The 2019 Skagit County Democrats Essay Contest topic is “The Most Pressing Issue Confronting America.”  The top three entries will receive awards of $750, $500, and $250, respectively. Eligibility The contest is open to students from all […]

Liz Shuler, Secretary-Treasurer of the AFL-CIO, Sept 3, 2019

    Liz Shuler, Secretary-Treasurer of the AFL-CIO September 3, 2019 Interview by Lori Province: Liz reports on the current labor issues for Labor Day. For more information, go to https://aflcio.org or https://aflcio.org/resolutions/resolution-5-commission-future-work-and-unions or http://www.thestand.org/ or https://aflcio.org/paywatch/highest-paid-ceos or https://aflcio.org/paywatch. We Do The Work Comments: >  Labor Wars of the Northwest is a new documentary that […]