Category Archives: News

11 Mar
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A Message from the Chair – March 11, 2013

The electoral landscape has changed rather radically in the past month. We came into 2013 with no elections on the horizon, and now it appears we could have as many as three. The State Senate election to replace Sen. Michael ...

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11 Mar
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Vote No on Privatization June 4

The June 4 special election to repeal Mayor Ashley Swearingen’s privatization of residential solid waste is really about whether we are going to come up with serious solutions to the fiscal woes facing our city or settle for short-term fixes ...

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11 Mar
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Talk to the Bee: How to Fix Fresno’s Budget

The Fresno Bee is inviting people to chime in on the City of Fresno’s budget problems. From their March 11 edition: So, Fresno County Democrats: Be heard. Have at it. Here’s the link to participate: letters@fresnobee.com.

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10 Mar
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Replacing Rubio

By Jesse Franz California State Senator Michael Rubio has resigned prompting a special election for the state’s 16th Senatorial District, which includes part of Fresno County. Although the special election’s date is not yet certain, already speculation on who will ...

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10 Mar
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Violence Against Women Act

By Jesse Franz On Feb. 26, Congress reauthorized the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The bill was originally created in 1994 under the leadership of then Senator Joe Biden. It improved criminal justice responses to domestic violence and ensured that ...

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07 Mar
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Get your tickets today for our ‘We The People’ Annual Fundraiser, scheduled April 19

Get your tickets for the Fresno County Democratic Party’s Annual Fundraiser Dinner Dance, scheduled 5:30-11 p.m. Friday, April 19, at International Catering, 4227 N. West Ave., in Fresno. Meet your elected officials at the dinner, and help the Fresno County ...

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07 Mar
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FCDCC approves resolution: Fracking Resolution in lieu of a moratorium

At its March 6 General Meeting, the Fresno County Democratic Central Committee approved the following resolution: Fracking Resolution in lieu of a moratorium: WHEREAS the California state regulatory agency of oil and gas drilling, the Division of Oil, Gas, and ...

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