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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
Seattle Times: As Bering Sea ice melts, Alaskans, scientists and Seattle’s fishing fleet witness changes ‘on a massive scale’
By Hal Bernton Seattle Times staff reporter
But on this windy late summer day, waves toss about the boat as Akeya stands in the bow, straining to pull up a line of herring-baited hooks from the rocky bottom.
Instead of bringing aboard halibut – worth more than $5 a pound back on shore – this string of gear yields four large but far less valuable Pacific cod, voracious bottom feeders whose numbers in recent years have exploded in these northern reaches….
For two years, the Bering Sea has been largely without winter ice, a development scientists modeling the warming impacts of greenhouse-gas pollution from fossil fuels once forecast would not occur until 2050. READ MORE
Foreign interference in US elections is explained by the DHS Countering Foreign Interference Task Force (National Risk Management Center). The poster above, “The War on Pineapple; understanding foreign interference in 5 easy steps,” is available for download.