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Port Townsend 2019 Womxn’s March a success!

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Turnout was great and the weather clear on January 20, 2019 in Port Townsend, WA during the Womxn's March. Signs were creative and some down right funny! We think they got the messages across very well. Thank you to everyone who attended!

You can see photos from the event at the following link:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/159013844@N06/albums/72157706027416064

Photos were submitted by Linda Sutton, Gary Larson and Bruce Cowan.

ELECTION DAY – Re: Port Townsend School Levies – Feb. 12, 2019

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Photo by PTLeader

The Port Townsend school levy vote is coming up in February 2019. Check out this webpage for detailed information regarding levies for the Port Townsend School District. (Photo by PTLeader)

http://www.ptschools.org/levy

WSDCC Crab Feed Invitation for Feb. 24, 2019!

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During the holidays, it’s easy to be a bit of a hermit at home with friends and family. But in an era where relationships are king, we hope you will come out of your shell to connect with Democrats from across Washington!

The Washington State Democrats’ 2019 Crab Feed & Grassroots Forum will be held on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at the McGavick Conference Center at Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood. The Crab Feed is the State Party’s largest annual event and we hope you will join us for a locally sourced seafood buffet, live music, and a speaking program featuring some of our top elected Democrats! (Vegetarian options will be available, in addition to a variety of local seafood.)

Buy your ticket by January 31st to get the Early Bird Discount and save $15!

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CNN: Nancy Pelosi elected House speaker, reclaims gavel to lead Democrats’ new majority

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Washington (CNN) - Nancy Pelosi was officially elected the new House speaker on Thursday in a majority vote by the House of Representatives on the first day of the 116th Congress.She defeated the Republican nominee Kevin McCarthy, winning 220 votes. McCarthy becomes the House minority leader. As House speaker, Pelosi will regularly face off against President Donald Trump and will preside over an emboldened and energized Democratic majority that is poised to launch aggressive oversight of the President and his administration. To read more click on the following link

https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/03/politics/nancy-pelosi-house-speaker-vote-new-congress/index.html

Cantwell’s Earthquake Resilience Bill Signed into Law Legislation helps states prepare for earthquakes, improve early warning systems

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell’s (D-WA) earthquake resilience bill has been signed into law by President Donald Trump. Senator Cantwell, the top Democrat on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, introduced the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act (NEHRP) to modernize safety programs and help states prepare for and respond to earthquakes, as well as provide important resources to improve earthquake early warning, monitoring, and research. 

Click on the following link for more details: https://www.cantwell.senate.gov/news/press-releases/-cantwells-earthquake-resilience-bill-signed-into-law