Welcome to Jefferson County Democrats!
Dedicated to implementing Democratic Party platforms through candidates and legislation.
We are a living organization with platforms and policies that are shaped by members. Our membership meets once a month, typically early in the last week of the month. You can review meeting minutes here. In between, members are volunteering and working independently or in committees to accomplish our goals. If you haven’t already, we hope you will join us today!
JEFFCO DEMS WHAT’S HAPPENING BLOG
ACLU-WA 2020 Lobby Day
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO
8:30am – 4:00pm
Join the ACLU of Washington in Olympia to advocate for critical civil liberties bills! The event will include breakfast, legislative advocacy training, and an opportunity to meet with your legislators.
Registration will close on January 17, 2020.
Registrations require your full address so that we can schedule a meeting for you with your legislators. For questions about the event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here to register!
New OSU research indicates that Olympic Peninsula and Northwest forests (WA and OR) play a critical role in sequestering carbon to mitigate climate change. As forest policy at state and federal level is under pressure to cut more of the remaining forests – it could hav e implications beyond local revenues for essential services, and local environmental challenges (clean water, habitat for keystone species). Funded by USDA.
Jefferson County PUD Assistance Programs
Senior Low Income Bill Credit
Qualifying low-income senior citizens, age 62 and older, who participate in this program can receive a $39.50 credit on their electric bill each month. A program for qualifying low-income senior citizens 62 years of age or older whose total household income after allowable deductions does not exceed the limits prescribed by RCW 84.36.381(5)(b)(ii). Combined disposable income for members of the household must currently be $30,000 or less.
Standard Low Income Bill Credit
Qualifying low-income customers, regardless of age, who meet this criteria receive a $39.50 credit on their electric bill each month. This program is available for all qualifying low-income customers whose gross household income does not exceed 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPG) as published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (Various deductions and exclusions are allowed for different types of income.)
Questions? Contact their Customer Service Representatives at 360-385-5800 Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
You can apply for these and other PUD assistance programs at: https://www.jeffpud.org/assistance/