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Lake County Democratic Party 100 Day Dinner

Congressman Mike Thompson’s Kelseyville Town Hall

Saturday April 1, 2017

Democratic Party of Lake County April Business meeting

The Lake County Democratic Central Committee will hold its regular monthly business meeting on Thursday, April 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the Kelseyville Senior Center, 5245 Third 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 .

Democratic Club hosts People Power speaker on April 12

On Wednesday, April 12, 2017, the Lake County Democratic Club will host guest speaker Justine Schneider of People Power, an ACLU advocacy group and one of several groups in Lake County that are organizing for change.  Her topic will cover “Immigrant Rights and Working with Law Enforcement.”
Lake County Democratic Club meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm in the Social Hall of the United Methodist Church, 16255 2nd Street, Lower Lake.  All meetings are open to the public.  Membership is open to registered Democrats.
Lake County Democratic Club is an officially chartered club of the Democratic Party of Lake County
Visit the webpage at www.lakecountydemocraticclub.org

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

Democrats Live

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 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.

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