This organization is dedicated to
increasing the participation of the
citizens of the 31st Legislative District
in governmental affairs and implementing
the ideals and principles of the
Next General Membership meeting:
Wednesday, February 26, 7:00pm 2014 General Membership meetings
will be held monthly on the fourth
Wednesday at the East
Pierce Fire & Rescue Station
which is located at 18421 Veterans
Memorial Dr. E., Bonney Lake, WA (map).
Guest Speaker: TBA.
people to bring non-perishable items for
local food banks.
a Caucus and Convention year! We
will hold a Legislative District
Caucus on Sunday, March 9 at
Bonney Lake High School. Click here
for more information.
Need a ride to our meetings? Are
you willing to offer a ride? Contact
Darlene Simpson. 360-897-8659.
Want to get more involved and help elect
Democrats? Some positions are still open.
View the Executive
Board positions for the next
two-year term. Contact our chair if you
are interested in one of these volunteer
31st Legislative District map click here.
The Washington Insurance Exchange opened
on October 1st. People can now signup for
a plan that suits their situation.
Enrollment is open until March 2014 and
coverage starts January 1st, 2014.
There are some scam websites that look
like the Exchange but don't be fooled.
Choosing insurance coverage outside of the
Exchange will make you ineligible for
federal subsidies or tax credits that are
available. Go to the Washington State
Insurance Commisioner's site and click on
Health plans and rates: http://www.insurance.wa.gov/
An amendment is being proposed to the
Constitution that would help overthrow the
Citizen's United ruling by the Supreme
Court. It's called "We the People". To
learn more about this effort visit www.WeThePeopleAmendment.org.
the truth about the economy in this 2
the Bush Tax Cuts
is how much the Bush tax cuts
benefit – each year – some folks
you may have heard of:
Rush Limbaugh - $2,689,135
Glenn Beck - $1,512,352
Sean Hannity - $1,006,352
Bill O’Reilly - $914,352
Sarah Palin - $638,352
Newt Gingrich - $247,352
We need full public
financing of election campaigns so
that candidates who represent the
people can afford to run, and so
that once in office, elected
representatives are not obligated to
special interests and their
lobbyists, for fear of losing
campaign contributions. This won't
solve all of our problems, but it
will go a long way to breaking the
link between big donors and public
officials and to restoring a
government "of, by, and for the
At our January
2010 meeting, the 31st LD
Dems unanimously adpoted this resolution!