Democratic Party of Lake County Hosts 100 Day Dinner

Join the Democratic Party of Lake County for our 100 Day Dinner on Saturday April 8, 2017 from 4-7pm at the Highlands Senior Center, 3245 Bowers Ave. in Clearlake.

Guest speakers are
California State Board of Equalization Chair, Fiona Ma; newly elected Assembly District 4 member Cecilia Aguiar-Curry; Clearlake Vice Mayor Bruno Sabatier, who will speak on the progress of Measure V(City road improvements); Clearlake Council member Joyce Overton and Lakeport Council member George Spurr.

Our state and local Democratic legislators will share their progress over the first 100 days of their current terms in office and their goals as
they move forward.

The event will feature information and action on how to get involved in California’s work to implement a single payer health care plan, via SB 562.

Enjoy a pasta dinner and fixings from Chatterbox Catering, homemade desserts, wine from our sponsors R Vineyards and Judy Conard & Joy Swetnam and beer from our sponsor Mt. St. Helena Brewery
Tickets are $20 dollars in advance; $25.00 at the door.
Early ticket purchases can be made by sending a check to the Democratic Party of Lake County at PO Box 1151 Lakeport
Tickets can also be purchased online via ActBlue:
https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/lakedems100days

Or download and mail in a form to Lake County Democrats PO Box 1151 Lakeport 95453 to reserve tickets

100 Day Dinner Remit 2017

Budget tight? A limited number of ticket sponsorships are available. Contact Susan Cameron at 707-809-7130.

All tickets are held at the door.

Contact the Democratic Party of Lake County at 707-533-4885 or by email at democratsoflakecounty@gmail.com .

Congressman Garamendi hosts Senior Round Table – April 20

Congressman Garamendi is hosting a series of senior conversations throughout the 3rd District focused on the concerns of local seniors. On Thursday April 20th, Congressman Garamendi will be at the Live Oak Senior Center on 12502 Foothill Blvd, Clearlake Oaks from 11:00 am-12:30 pm.

Case workers will be standing by to help constituents with their Social Security, Medicare, and VA claims. Congressman Garamendi will also be discussing legislation he’s introducing to expand Medicare coverage, create new cost of living standards for Social Security, and safeguard crucial protections that you rely on.

You can contact any of Congressman Garamendi’s offices with your questions:

Yuba City
Phone: (530) 329-8865
Fax: (530) 763-4248
795 Plumas Street
Yuba City, CA 95991

Fairfield
Phone: (707) 438-1822
Fax: (707) 438-0523
1261 Travis Blvd, Suite 130
Fairfield, CA 94533

Davis
Phone: (530) 753-5301
Fax: (530) 753-5614
412 G Street
Davis, CA 95616

Washington, D.C.
Phone: (202) 225-1880
Fax: (202) 225-5914
2438 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515

Lake County Townhall hosted by Congr Mike Thompson

Join Congressman Mike Thompson at Kelseyville High School on Saturday afternoon April 1 from 1pm-2:30pm at the Tom Aikin Student Center. 5480 Main St. Kelseyvillethompson.townhall
Questions about what’s happening in Washington? Share your thoughts and concerns
RSVP to 707.226.9898 or Mike.Thompson@mail.house.gov

Democrats Live

Congressman Thompson’s 26th Annual Lake County Ravioli Feed – April 1, 2017

THE
MIKE THOMPSON
FOR CONGRESS COMMITTEE

Invites you to Attend his
26th Annual Ravioli Dinner

Saturday, April 1, 2017
5:00 – 7:00 PM

Boatique Winery
8255 Red Hills Rd, Kelseyville

 

Platinum Sponsorship $1000
(includes 10 tickets)
Gold Sponsorship $500
(includes 8 tickets)
Silver Sponsorship $250
(includes 6 tickets)
Bronze Sponsorship $150
(includes 4 tickets)

Individual Ticket Price $25

Download a Mail In Sponsorship Form

or

For additional information contact
Mary Jane Bowker at (707) 226-8989  –  mjbowker@sbcglobal.net
or
Kathy Windrem at (707) 279-4387  –   kwindrem@mchsi.com

Boatique Winery
8255 Red Hills Rd
Kelseyville, CA

Congressman Mike Thompson Letter to ICE

March 3, 2017

Congressman Mike Thompson Letter to ICE

March 2017 Report from Assemblymember Aguiar-Curry

Assemblymember Aguiar-Curry co-hosted and attended town hall forum with Senator Mike McGuire in Middletown about rebuilding after the fires.
Assemblymember Aguiar-Curry attended and co-sponsored Affordable Care Act town hall forum with Congressman Mike Thompson, Senators Dodd and McGuire and Assemblymembers Wood and Levine.
Assembly Aguiar-Curry continues to work with Senator McGuire and Lake County on the Anderson Springs Sewer Project.
Assemblymember Aguiar-Curry has been in close contact with Sheriff Martin and Lake County about the recent floods.
Staff from the Assemblymember’s office will be attending the Lake County Senior Summit.
Bills

AB401 – TELEPHARMACY
People living in pharmacy-deprived areas, both rural and urban, face many barriers to obtaining comprehensive medical care. These patients desire more convenient access to their health care services, and remote pharmacy dispensing is a proven model to provide improved care that is both safe and effective.
Under existing law, prescription drugs can only be dispensed by a licensed pharmacy and pharmacist. There is no current authorization for licenses to be issued to remote dispensing pharmacies, and no existing use of telepharmacy communication services in California.
AB 401 creates a state license for remote dispensing pharmacies. The Board of Pharmacy will issue these licenses and determine the pharmacy-deprived locations eligible for a remote dispensing pharmacy.

AB 707 – Blue Ribbon Committee for the Rehabilitation of Clear Lake
AB 707 would establish a Blue Ribbon Committee for the Rehabilitation of Clear Lake, housed within the Natural Resources Agency. By working towards improving the environmental quality of the lake, this bill will benefit Lake County as a first step in helping the local economy through promoting tourism and job creation.

AB 273 – “Unlocking Opportunities for Families” – Subsidized Child Care Eligibility Criteria
In order to be eligible for state subsidized child care, families are required to meet eligibility requirements for income and need. AB 273 would add ESL and HSE educational programs to the list of eligibility criteria for state subsidized child development services under the California Educational Code.

Please sign up for the Assemblywoman’s newsletters here

California Democratic Party – Take Action

Frustrated by Trump and his policies?

Let’s hold our Republican Congressmembers’ feet to the fire!

Here’s how to help to make REAL change:


 

Attend or Demand a Town Hall

 Hold Republican Congressional members accountable. Too many Republicans are hiding from the public – and we deserve to be heard. Plan to attend a local Republican Congressional town hall or call on your local Republican congressional member to host one.

ATTEND A TOWN HALL

Make Some Phone Calls

 There’s nothing more persuasive than a call from a congressional constituent. If you don’t live in a Republican congressional district, you can still call Democrats who do and ask them to get involved!

MAKE A CALL

Rallies, Marches and Trainings

 Click here to see a listing of visibility events with other unaffiliated allies. Keep checking back for more – they are updating their sites daily – and we will be adding more!

ATTEND A RALLY

Letters to the Editor

 Write a letter to the editor and make your voice heard, urging your local, state, and congressional representatives to continue to protect progressive values for all. Remember: these are brief and each paper has it’s own submission guidelines.

WRITE A LETTER

Congressman Mike Thompson February 2017 Legislative Report

February Legislative Update

  • Mike held a series of Healthcare Town Halls across the district to get the community’s thoughts on the GOP’s plan to gut the Affordable Care Act. He has held events in Vallejo, Martinez, Napa, and Santa Rosa—the last of which drew a capacity crowd of more than 2,000 constituents. Mike is taking your concerns and stories back to Washington as he prepares to fight for the ACA on the Health Subcommittee.
  • With Congress and the country still reeling from the President’s Muslim ban, Mike cosponsored two bills to protect immigrants’ rights. The Dreamers, Immigrants, and Refugees (DIRe) Legal Aid Act would provide help to the most vulnerable among us so they can receive legal assistance should they face detention or deportation. The Build Bridges Not Walls Act would block the President’s costly, ineffective, and insulting border wall.
  • In the wake of the allegations around Michael Flynn and his subsequent resignation, Mike called for an independent investigation into the administration’s ties to Russia.
  • With Women’s History Month right around the corner, Mike began accepting nominations for his annual Woman of the Year Awards, recognizing exception leaders in business, public service, philanthropy, and other sectors. The winners will be announced this month at a special ceremony.
  • At the urging of local law enforcement officers from our community, Mike led a group of lawmakers in calling on ICE to remove the word “POLICE” from its gear. By misidentifying themselves as police officers, ICE risks undermining the relationships between local law enforcement and immigrant communities. This puts everyone at risk, as crimes could go unreported for fear a victim or their loved one may be deported.
  • As Chairman of the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, Mike urged his colleagues to bring law enforcement officers as their guests to the President’s Address to a Joint Session. Together they held a press conference on Republican Proposals to Undermine Public Safety—raising much-needed awareness on the GOP’s attempts to deregulate silencers and weaken concealed carry permitting procedures.
  • Mike also launched “Adopt a District” to help elect Democrats in swing districts. He’ll host two fundraisers for Jon Ossoff in the GA-06 race on March 24th—one in Sonoma and one in Napa.
  • For more information or to RSVP, contact Mary Jane Bowker at mjbowker@mikethompsonforcongress.com
  • Connect with the Congressman via his website ; Facebook or Twitter

Democratic Party of Lake County – March business meeting

LOWER LAKE, Calif. – The Lake County Democratic Central Committee will hold its regular monthly business meeting on Thursday, March 2, at 6:30 p.m. at the Lower Lake United Methodist Church Social Hall, 16255 Second St.

The agenda for the meeting includes reports from representatives for Congressmen Mike Thompson and John Garamendi, Assemblywoman Cecilia Aguiar-Curry and State Sen. Mike McGuire, as well as reports from the representative of the Lake County Democratic Club.

Meetings are open to the public and committee membership is open to all registered Democrats.

The Lake County Democratic Central Committee is the official governing body for the Democratic Party in Lake County.

For more information about the Democratic Party in Lake County visit www.lakecountydemocrats.org or www.facebook.com/LakeCountyDemocrats . Contact the Democratic Party of Lake County at 707-533-4885 or by email at democratsoflakecounty@gmail.com .

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