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23 Nov
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GOP tax plan (signatures needed)

Kamala Harris

Fresno County, this is urgent: Senate Republicans are adding a provision to their tax bill that would cause an estimated 13 million more Americans to be uninsured and raise premiums for millions of others.

And the House just passed their version of this bill, which means it’s now or never if we’re going to save our health care.

Sign our petition opposing the GOP tax plan that cuts taxes on the wealthy and causes 13 million people to be uninsured.

SIGN THE PETITION

Here’s the truth: Congress should be doing what’s best for the people, not just those at the very top. This tax “plan” is a cruel catastrophe that targets working families, disaster victims, homeowners, students, lower-income Americans, and small business owners.

And according to the Congressional Budget Office, the Trump tax plan that’s been introduced in the House — and passed this week — increases the deficit by $1.7 trillion over the next ten years.

By every measure, this plan is immoral and just bad public policy. Any elected official who votes for people to lose their health care to pay for tax cuts for the top 1% needs to lose their job in 2018.

We need to know if you’re standing with Kamala and our team who are working hard to defeat this bill. Add your name now:

Sign our petition if you agree: the Republican tax plan is bad for working people and must be defeated in the Senate.

Thanks for all you do.

—Team Kamala

SIGN THE PETITION

 

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21 Nov
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Can you sign my petition on net neutrality?

Kamala Harris

Earlier today we learned that the FCC is moving forward to repeal net neutrality rules that protect our free and open internet. As I said in my letter to the FCC just a few months ago: this proposal is a grave threat to the idea that the internet should be free and accessible for all. It’s a danger to our economy and free speech rights and we must defeat it.

A final vote is planned next month — we have to mobilize right now:

Add your name if you agree that we need to protect and expand the internet so that everyone — regardless of how much money they make or where they live — can access the internet >>

SIGN THE PETITION

More than 700,000 Californians — and more than 8 million Americans — have already submitted comments in response to the FCC’s misguided proposal, including myself. Our message has been clear: broadband providers must not be allowed to tilt the playing field by blocking or throttling their competitors, prioritizing their offerings, or otherwise unreasonably interfering with lawful content.

The basic principle of net neutrality is that access to all websites and web services should be treated equally — that anyone can start their own website and make it accessible to anyone with internet access.

What the FCC wants to do is empower broadband service providers — the gatekeepers of the internet — to potentially distort the online marketplace and set up a pay-for-play system.

This would be a terrible mistake that would hurt the most vulnerable and voiceless among us. It will imperil our economy while reducing innovation, entrepreneurship, and creativity.

I have confidence that if enough of us come together in the next several weeks, we can make our voices heard and save the internet. That’s why I’m asking you to add your name to my petition today:

Sign on if you agree: the free and open internet is a cornerstone of our society and must be protected at all costs. Urge the members of the FCC to vote down these new rules and save the internet >>

Fifty years ago, California researchers invented the internet — and today, engineers, entrepreneurs, and artists continue to invent the future both in my state and around the country.

Let’s not roll back our progress. Help us fight back today and save the free and open internet.

Thanks for all you do.

Kamala Harris
U.S. Senator, California

SIGN THE PETITION

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21 Nov
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NOVEMBER 21: RALLY & PRESS CONFERENCE, “Let Our People Go!”

Fresno, CA – On Tuesday, November 21, 2018 at 1225 “M” Street, Fresno, CA (in front of Fresno County Jail) from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., We the People Org will be having a rally and press conference. The rally, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., will be to stand up against industrialized slavery aka mass incarceration. Two-thirds of the prison population is black and brown men, woman, and children. Minorities and the poor are targets in the judicial system. Instead of our communities getting resources to help, the disadvantaged are being classified as criminals and thrown into cages.

We the People Org is a nonprofit social justice/watchdog organization here to push change in our communities! At the press conference from 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., We the People Org will be announcing, and explaining their initiative, The People’s Fair Sentencing & Public Safety Act of 2018, being moved to the California November 2018 ballot. It is the next monumental step in dismantling the Three Strikes Law.

At this event, people will be able to get involved by signing up to volunteer with signature gathering for the initiative. For further information, to get involved, and/or make a donation, please go to http://www.wethepeopleorg.com/initiative. Also, please follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

 

21 DE NOVIEMBRE: CONFERENCIA DE PRENSA Y REUNION, “Deja Nuestra Gente Ir!”

Fresno, CA – El Martes 21 de Noviembre del 2018 en 1225 “M” Street, Fresno, CA (en frente de la carcel del condado de Fresno) de las 11:30am a 1:00pm, We The People Org va a tener una conferencia de prensa y reunion.  La reunion, de 11:30am a 12:15pm, Estaremos en contra de esclavitud industrializada tambien reconocido como encarcelamiento masivo.  Dos tercios de la populacion de la prision son hombres negros y hispanos, mujeres, y niños.  Las minorias y los pobres son el blanco del sistema judicial.  En vez de que nuestras comunidades obtengan recursos para ayudar, los desafortunados estan siendo clasificados como crimanles y aventados a jaulas.

We the People Org es una organisacion sin fines de lurco de justicia social aqui para empujar cambio en nuestras comunidades!  En la conferencia de prensa de 12:15pm a 1:00pm, We The People Org estara anunciando, é explicando su iniciativa, La Sentencia Justa de la Gente y el Acto de La Seguridad Publica del 2018, siendo movido a la boleta de California del 2018.  Es el proximo paso monumental en el desmantelmiento de la Ley de Tres Huelgas.

En este evento, las personas pondran participar al registrarse como voluntarios para recoleccion de firmas para la iniciativa.  Para mas informacion, para involucrarse, valla a http://www.wethepeopleorg.com/initiative.  Tambien, por favor siganos en Facebook, Twitter, y Instagram.

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20 Nov
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Transgender Day of Remembrance 2017.

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20 Nov
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Congressman Jim Costa at Fresno VA Healthcare Walk of Honor Ceremony

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19 Nov
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Who’s standing with John


The Fresno County Democratic Central Committee has not endorsed any candidate in this race.


 

Folks all across the state have joined Team Chiang, from your neighbors down the street to some of our state’s top leaders.

Will you chip in $5 or whatever you can afford to help us reach even more of your fellow Californians and grow this team?

Here’s some of the things California’s members of Congress are saying about John and why they’re standing with him:

“John Chiang is a man of principle and integrity. His proven track record of accountability and transparency, paired with his financial expertise qualifies his candidacy for governor.”
– Rep. Brad Sherman

“John has a strong record of standing up for the common person, taking a different road and getting things done.”
– Rep. Ted Lieu

“John Chiang has always been a champion for women and childrenin California. There isn’t any other candidate that understands how critical diversity is to our economy than John Chiang.”
– Rep. Grace Napolitano

“John is pragmatic in his approach to solving fiscal problems as he has demonstrated in his current role as state treasurer. I am proud to support him as California’s next governor.”
– Rep. Alan Lowenthal

“John has never turned his back on the diverse members of this community. John knows that healthcare is a right and has carried that belief with him throughout his career in public service and will continue to do so as our next governor.”
– Rep. Judy Chu

Every day, more leaders are joining the team — leaders like Speaker of the California State Assembly Anthony Rendon, Assemblymembers Lorena Gonzalez, Ed Chau, and Evan Low, State Senator Bob Wieckowski, Long Beach City Councilmember Al Austin, Los Angeles City Councilmembers José Huizar and Bob Blumenfield, Das Williams, member of Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors, and more.

But we need your help to spread John’s message even further, and reach the voters we need to win.

Will you chip in $5 or whatever you can afford to help this team grow?

Thanks for helping John put our state on a different road,

Team Chiang

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19 Nov
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5th Annual Holiday Toy Drive!

Dear Friend, 

I am excited to announce that our Annual Holiday Toy Drive will take place from November 17th thru December 11th.

I am even more thrilled to be partnering with several local businesses to collect 750 unwrapped toys for children ages 4-11.

All toys collected will be distributed to children attending Heaton Elementary during a special holiday event on December 13th, 2017. If you would like to help brighten the holidays for our local children, drop off unwrapped toys at the following locations:

 

Big Red Church: 2131 N. Van Ness Blvd, Fresno 93704
Gazebo Gardens: 3204 N. Van Ness Blvd, Fresno 93704
Pardinis: 2257 W. Shaw Ave. Fresno, 93711
7-Eleven: 1596 N. Palm Ave. Fresno, 93728
Chicken Pot Pie: 861 E. Olive Ave. Fresno, 93728
FAB: 716 E. Olive Ave. Fresno, 93728
Bobby Salazar’s: 725 E. Olive Ave. Fresno, 93728
Irene’s: 747 E. Olive Ave. Fresno, 93728
Casa De Tamales: 609 E. Olive Ave, Fresno, 93728
Hi-Top Coffee: 1306 N. Wishon Ave, Fresno 93728

 

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