Welcome

All are welcome at every General Meeting of the 44th LD Democrats.

We meet on the Second Thursday of every month at 7pm, and our next meeting is on July 9th, 2015.

We'll be meeting at Alfy's on Avenue D in Snohomish in July. We're thinking of taking this show on the road for the next few months, to meet some new Democrats in Mill Creek and Lake Stevens.

Bill Trueit
Chair, 44th LD Democrats
P.O. Box 14, Snohomish, WA 98291

August 13th General Meeting

LOCATION CHANGE to Alfy's in Snohomish!!!

7:00 PM, Thursday August 13th, 2015, at Alfy's, 1020 Avenue D, Snohomish, 98290.

All are welcome at every General Meeting of the 44th LD Democrats.

This month, we really want to meet our neighbors in the Snohomish area. Come on down to Alfy's!

Resolution 1507E to Endorse YES on I-1401

PASSED on 7/9/15

Resolution to Endorse YES on I-1401

WHEREAS Initiative 1401 concerns Protection of Species Threatened with Extinction, and

Resolution 1507D to Endorse NO on I-1366

PASSED on 7/9/15

Resolution to Endorse NO on I-1366

WHEREAS Initiative 1366 is sponsored by Tim Eyman, Mike Fagan, and Jack Fagan, and

WHEREAS Initiative 1366 would decrease the state's sales tax from 6.5% to 5.5%, unless the legislature refers a constitutional amendment to the ballot requiring a two-thirds vote in the legislature or voter approval to raise taxes, and

Resolution 1507C to Endorse YES on I-735

PASSED on 7/9/15

Resolution to Endorse YES on I-735

WHEREAS Initiative 735 would urge Washington’s current and future Congressional delegations to act immediately to propose a U.S. Constitutional amendment to:

Resolution 1507B to Endorse YES on I-732

PASSED on 7/9/15

Resolution to Endorse YES on I-732

WHEREAS Initiative 732 concerns a revenue-neutral carbon tax campaign, and

WHEREAS the four pillars of the Carbon Washington proposal are (1) reduce the state sales tax by one percentage point, (2) fund the Working Families Rebate to provide up to $1500 a year for 400,000 low-income working households, (3) Effectively eliminate the B&O business tax for manufacturers, and (4) Institute a carbon tax of $25 per metric ton CO2 on fossil fuels consumed in the state of Washington,

Resolution 1507A Endorsing Multiple Candidates

PASSED on 7/9/15

Resolution to Endorse Multiple Candidates in Snohomish County

WHEREAS the 44th LD Democrats have a duty to consider candidates in all partisan and nonpartisan races for all jurisdictions that lie wholly or in part within the 44th Legislative District, and

WHEREAS the executive board recommends that the members endorse the following candidates,

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that we, the 44th Legislative District Democrats, endorse the following candidates:

July 9th General Meeting

LOCATION CHANGE to Alfy's in Snohomish!!!

7:00 PM, Thursday July 9th, 2015, at Alfy's, 1020 Avenue D, Snohomish, 98290.

All are welcome at every General Meeting of the 44th LD Democrats.

This month, we really want to meet our neighbors in the Snohomish area. Come on down to Alfy's!

We will be considering ballot measure and candidate endorsements on July 9th. The executive board will be bringing suggested endorsements as resolutions.

June 11th General Meeting

LOCATION CHANGE!!!

7:00 PM, Thursday June 11th, 2015, at Alfy's, 1020 Avenue D, Snohomish, 98290.

All are welcome at every General Meeting of the 44th LD Democrats.

We will be considering candidate endorsements on June 11th.

Come early for Alfy's Pizza at 6:45.

New Vice Chairs Elected

The 44th LD Democrats have elected Kathy Christensen as Vice Chair and Rick DeWitt as Second Vice Chair. Bill Trueit is the current Chair of the 44th LD Democrats.

Kathy was serving as our Vice Chair up until Herbie Martin resigned on April 9th, 2015, promoting Kathy to Chair. She soon resigned as Chair, and now has been elected once again as Vice Chair. She filled the Vice Chair vacancy that she herself created.

Resolution 1505b to Support Educators

PASSED, as amended, on May 14th, 2015, by the 44th LD Democrats. The rules were suspended to allow the motion to adopt.

Amendment: In the first resolved clause, insert "and classified school employees" between "educators and "in", and substituted "their cost" for "teacher cost".

NOTE: The resolution as introduced to the body on paper differs from the electronic version posted here. We shall post here an accurate version as passed by the body, and also versions to be forwarded to the SCDCC and WSDCC.
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Resolution 1505b concerns supporting educators.

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