Monthly Archives: February 2017

Monday, February 13th – Community Forum: 7:00 – 8:30 PM

We are very excited for our next Community Forum: The ACLU – Defending Civil Liberties in the Age of Trump. The immigration ban, and the ACLU’s ability to step in with a court injunction, brought to light the need for … Continue reading

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Wed, February 15th – Monthly Membership Meeting: 7:00 – 8:30 PM

(You don’t have to be a member of the Wash. Co. Dems to attend! All welcome!) We have a lot to talk about as we continue to actively resist Trump and his hate-filled agenda. Come join us and be part … Continue reading

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Wednesday, February 22 – How to be an Ally Training: 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Come join us for a workshop on “Training Effective Allies and Creating Safe Spaces in Washington County”. This workshop is free and open to the public and will feature a panel of community experts and leaders including: Stephen Roberts, LCSW; … Continue reading

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One Vote Needed by Monday to block Betsy DeVos’s Confirmation as Secretary of Education!!

Two Republican Senators have announced they will vote “No” to Betsy DeVos’s confirmation on Monday, making the current vote 50 yesses to 50 no’s. Unfortuntaely, the deciding vote in a tie goes to the Vice-President, which means we need 1 … Continue reading

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Another Confirmation Hearing Delayed – Andrew Puzder

The confirmation hearing for Andrew Puzder, nominee for Secretary of Labor, has been delayed for a fourth time. To learn more about this delay, read the article below. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/get-there/wp/2017/01/31/labor-nominee-puzders-confirmation-hearing-delayed-a-fourth-time/?utm_term=.a19c2e203c0b Mr. Puzder’s anti-worker actions include: rallying against increasing the minimum wage … Continue reading

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February Service Project – Collecting Prizes for the Samaritan Center!

The Samaritan Health Center in West Bend is in need of Bingo prizes and other small gifts for their residents. The Samaritan Center is funded by the county and due to cuts, has become more and more reliant on donations. … Continue reading

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The Continuing Saga of Republican Overreaches and Redistricting…

This week, Republican leadership announced they are hiring legal representation to fight the federal court decision mandating the district lines be redrawn in Wisconsin. Unfortunately, the legal bill for this fight is paid for by taxpayers, not the legislators themselves. … Continue reading

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Primary – Tuesday, February 21st

The spring primary is Tuesday, February 21st. The State Superintendent of Public Instruction candidates have a primary as do several local races including the school board race in West Bend. Incumbent Tony Evers is the candidate for State Superintendent with … Continue reading

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