Author Archives: Skagit Democrats

14 May
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Action Newsletter — 14 May 2018

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. Candidate Filing Week is HERE- May 14 – May 18 PCO candidates can file during this period (but not earlier) on-line at the Skagit County Audtior’s website.There is no registration fee for Precint Committee Officer (PCO) positions. All PCO positions ...

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08 Jul
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Resolution: Skagit County should terminate the contract with American Stewards of Liberty

Resolution in Opposition to Skagit County’s Contract with the American Stewards of Liberty for Advice on the Reintroduction of Grizzly Bears to the North Cascades Whereas the Skagit County Board of Commissioners has contracted with the American Stewards of Liberty ...

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30 Jun
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Resolution: No to Kinder-Morgan Trans-Mountain Pipeline

Resolution Opposing the Kinder-Morgan Trans-Mountain Pipeline   WHEREAS the Kinder-Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline would bring 595,000 barrels per day of tar sands oil from Alberta to Vancouver, BC, to be shipped out through the Salish Sea between Washington and British Columbia, ...

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26 Mar
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Action Newsletter — 27 March 2017

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. NEW – Skagit Democrat stalwart and Letter to the Editor writer extraordinaire, Larry Edwards, was injured last Tuesday, Mar 21 in Florence, Italy. Larry was hit by a motorcycle while vacationing with Pat in Florence. He suffered ...

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24 Mar
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Public Meeting to Be Held about Proposed Gravel Mine in Central Samish Valley

Central Samish Valley Neighbors are organizing a community meeting at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, March 29th, at the Samish Elementary School (23953 Prairie Rd). “The purpose of the meeting is to update the community on the current situation and discuss ...

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16 Mar
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Washington Wild: Guide to 2017 Legislative Threats to the Environment

“As 2017 began, within days it became clear that wild places on federal lands were going to be attacked on two fronts. The new Republican led Congress wasted little time in targeting regulations and facilitating legislative strategy to weaken protections ...

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16 Mar
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Sen. Cantwell: Tribal Business Incubator Program Will Help Northwest Tribes

Today, U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Tom Udall (D-NM), and Jon Tester (D-MT) introduced the Native American Business Incubators Program Act, legislation to help launch small businesses and encourage job creation in Indian Country. Their bill, S. 607, creates a ...

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13 Feb
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Action Newsletter — 13 February 2017

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. Burlington Democrats meet Monday, Feb 13, 7:00pm – 9:00pm, Burlington Public Library, 820 E Washington Ave, Burlington  Burlington Democrats will be hosting a presentation on; The Port of Skagit County, Overview and Mission – With Commissioner Steve ...

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08 Feb
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Senator Ranker Introduces Legislation to Lower Prescription Drug Costs

Recognizing the real impact of prescription drug costs on Washington citizens’ pocket books and the state budget, Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas Island, introduced bipartisan legislation to bring transparency to prescription drug costs. Senate Bill 5586 was heard in the Senate ...

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06 Feb
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Action Newsletter — 6 February 2017

DEMOCRATIC EVENTS 1. NEW – Tina Podlodowski elected new chair of Washington’s Democratic Party Click Here for an article on Tina’s election. 2. Meeting to discuss the Indivisible Guide, Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Skagit Democratic Party Headquarters, ...

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