Monthly Meeting and Upcoming Calendar Events
General Membership Meeting
6 p.m. Social Hour
7 p.m. Meeting Starts
Rein Attemann, Puget Sound Advocacy Manager of Washington Environmental Council will speak about legislative priorities for the environmental community.
Mary Beth Holmes of WONGen Central Community Services will speak about a new food co-op in Bonney Lake.
Location: East Pierce Fire & Rescue Station #11
18421 Veterans Memorial Dr E., Bonney Lake
At the Washington State Democrats' reorganization meeting in January, representatives from the labor community spoke to the assembled committee members about efforts underway to turn Washington into a "Right To Work For Less" state.
Take a look at the following linked article to learn more about how we can uphold workers' rights in this state, and ensure safe workplaces for all.
SUPPORT OIL TRAIN SAFETY BILL
In this past month alone, an oil train exploded in West Virginia, an oil refinery exploded in California, and an oil train derailed in Ontario, Canada; there have been four additional oil spills in North Dakota. We have to take action NOW to improve oil train safety in Washington State. Read the article, support the bill.
SIGN PETITION TO REJECT KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE
The President's veto threat is the direct result of all of that hard work, and a milestone on the path to killing this pipeline for good. Now, let's take the next step, and push President Obama to reject Keystone once and for all.
Sign the petition here
What Can Be Done About Climate Change? Some Suggestions
Climate Change appears to be accelerating. See updated information at 350.org and earth-policy.org.
Then, help any way you can.
One way is to vote and helping others to vote. Act now to Stop Human Extinction. The following links provide useful information:
Earth Policy Institute: http://www.earth-policy.org
The Progressive Populist: http://www.populist.com
Hightower Lowdown: http://www.hightowerlowdown.org
2012 Legislative District Map
To view the 31st Legislative District map click here.
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