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06 May
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No despair — we have to fight

Kamala Harris

Here’s the truth,  we cannot despair in the face of the House Republicans voting to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Our fight is far from over. A majority of Americans are opposed to their catastrophic health care rollback and we have to be prepared to do everything in our collective power to stop this legislation in the Senate.

Together, we will share the stories of those whose lives would be impacted most by this astonishingly horrific legislation.

Together, we will tell the hard truths about this law: that it will kick 24 million Americans off their health care, including ​an estimated 3-4 million Californians, it will remove protections for those with pre-existing conditions, cut funding to combat the opioid epidemic, and at its core is nothing more than a shallow attempt to pass a tax cut for the very wealthy at the expense of the most vulnerable and voiceless in our society.

Together, we will defeat this law in the Senate. Here are some quick ways you can take action today to make a difference in this fight:

 

  • Second, I need you to call the Senate switchboard operator at (202) 224-3121 and tell your Senator ​that you strongly oppose this bill. We have to flood Congress with calls in the coming days to ensure this legislation is defeated. Calls are the single most effective way to make a difference. You can even call my office — unlike some of my colleagues, my team and I really do want to hear from you!

 

Finally,  I need you to make me a promise that you won’t despair or give up at a time when so many are counting on you to keep fighting.

Progress is won and lost with every generation. ​Reversing the Affordable Care Act would drag us back to a time when tens of millions of Americans didn’t have health insurance, when you could be denied health care for having a pre-existing condition, or when women were penalized or forced to pay more for care than men.

This fight is now heading to the U.S. Senate. I’m prepared to do everything I can to defeat this law and I hope you’re ready to stand with me and my Democratic colleagues in protecting the progress we’ve made in making health care a right for every American.

Thanks for everything you do.

Kamala Harris
U.S. Senator, California

CONTRIBUTE

 

“Freedom is never really won. You earn it and win it in every generation.”
– Coretta Scott King

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06 May
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ATU 1277 SAYS HERNANDEZ HAS “A SOLID RECORD OF FIGHTING FOR WORKING FAMILIES”


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


 


MEDIA RELEASE

For Immediate Release

May 4, 2017
Contact: Dave Jacobson, (818) 943-2348
Maclen Zilber, (510) 508-9142
Jacobson & Zilber Strategies
ATU 1277 SAYS HERNANDEZ HAS “A SOLID RECORD OF FIGHTING FOR WORKING FAMILIES” 

Senator Ed Hernandez Continues to Pick Up Steam in Race for California Lieutenant Governor
WEST COVINA, CA — Keeping up his torrid pace of building far-reaching support among working families, today State Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez scored an endorsement from the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1277 in his bid for California Lieutenant Governor. The announcement follows news earlier this week that he secured the backing of the California Conference of Machinists.

Art Aguilar, President of Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1277, announced the group’s endorsement by stating:

“ATU Local 1277 is pleased to endorse Senator Ed Hernandez for Lt. Governor. He’s got a solid record of fighting for working families, good jobs and a strong, thriving middle class. We know he’ll be a bold force for workers as California’s next Lt. Governor.”

Significantly, recently, Senator Hernandez released a new online video, titled  “A California Story,” which can be viewed by clicking on the screen image below:

 

Beyond today’s announcement, Senator Dr. Hernandez’ campaign has released the following list of over 300 endorsements, including:

Groups Representing Working Families 

  • UNITE HERE International Union, AFL-CIO
  • Teamsters Joint Council 42
  • American Federation of Musicians (AMF) Local 47
  • California State Conference of Machinists
  • California State Association of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 11
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 441
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 595
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 2295
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 40
  • International Association of SMART (Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, Transportation) Local 105
  • Professional Engineers in California Government (PECG)
  • United Steelworkers (USW) Los Angeles and Orange Counties
  • International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 36
  • Association of California State Supervisors (ACSS)
  • Southern California Pipe Trades District Council 16
  • United Association (UA) Steamfitters and Refrigeration Local 250
  • United Association (UA) Local 78
  • United Association (UA) Local 114
  • United Association (UA) Local 230
  • United Association (UA) Local 345
  • United Association (UA) Local 364
  • United Association (UA) Local 398
  • United Association (UA) Local 403
  • United Association (UA) Local 460
  • United Association (UA) Local 484
  • United Association (UA) Local 582
  • United Association (UA) Local 709
  • United Association (UA) Local 761
  • United Industrial Workers of the Seafarers International Union, SIUNA, AFL-CIO

Organizations

  • California Reserve Peace Officers Association
  • Sacramento Police Officers Association
  • California Association for Nurse Practitioners
  • California Pharmacists Association (CPhA)
  • Pilipino American Los Angeles Democrats
  • California’s Attorneys, Administrative Law Judges, and Hearing Officers in State Employment (CASE)

Federal Elected Leaders

  • U.S. Congresswoman Karen Bass
  • U.S. Congresswoman Judy Chu
  • U.S. Congressman Lou Correa
  • U.S. Congresswoman Grace Napolitano
  • U.S. Congresswoman Salud Carbajal
  • U.S. Congresswoman Norma Torres
  • U.S. Congressman Juan Vargas
  • U.S. Congressman George Miller (Ret.)

State Elected Leaders

  • California Attorney General Xavier Becerra
  • California State Controller Betty Yee
  • State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon
  • State Assembly Speaker Emeritus John A. Pérez
  • State Assembly Speaker Emeritus Fabian Nunez
  • California Lt. Governor (Ret.) and State Assembly Speaker Cruz Bustamante (Ret.)
  • State Senate President pro Tempore Don Perata (Ret.)
  • State Senator and past Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins
  • State Senator Connie Leyva
  • State Senator Holly Mitchell
  • State Senator Anthony Portantino
  • State Senator Jerry Hill
  • State Senator Henry Stern
  • State Senator Jim Beall
  • State Senator Josh Newman
  • State Senator Bill Dodd
  • State Senator Scott Wiener
  • State Senator Richard Roth
  • State Senator Tony Mendoza
  • State Senator Ricardo Lara
  • State Senator Ben Hueso
  • State Senator Ben Allen
  • State Senator Cathleen Galgiani
  • State Senator Mike McGuire
  • State Senator Bill Monning
  • State Senator Mark Leno (Ret.)
  • State Senator Lois Wolk (Ret.)
  • State Senator Fran Pavley (Ret.)
  • State Senator Isadore Hall (Ret.)
  • State Senator Marty Block (Ret.)
  • State Assembly Speaker pro Tempore Kevin Mullin
  • State Assembly Majority Leader Ian Calderon
  • State Assembly Democratic Caucus Chair Mike Gipson
  • State Assembly Member Lorena Gonzalez
  • State Assembly Member Miguel Santiago
  • State Assembly Member Chris Holden
  • State Assembly Member David Chiu
  • State Assembly Member Ed Chau
  • State Assembly Member Jim Wood
  • State Assembly Member Anna Caballero
  • State Assembly Member Bill Quirk
  • State Assembly Member Eloise Gomes Reyes
  • State Assembly Member Eduardo Garcia
  • State Assembly Member Jose Medina
  • State Assembly Member Rob Bonta
  • State Assembly Member Evan Low
  • State Assembly Member Reggie Jones-Sawyer
  • State Assembly Member Ash Kalra
  • State Assembly Member Ken Cooley
  • State Assembly Member Al Muratsuchi
  • State Assembly Member Tony Thurmond
  • State Assembly Member Todd Gloria
  • State Assembly Member Sharon Quirk-Silva
  • State Assembly Member Phil Ting
  • State Assembly Member Patrick O’Donnell
  • State Assembly Member Jim Cooper
  • State Assembly Member Rudy Salas
  • State Assembly Member Freddie Rodriguez
  • State Assembly Member Rich Gordon (Ret.)
  • State Assembly Member Bonnie Lowenthal (Ret.)
  • State Assembly Member Paul Fong (Ret.), President San Jose/Evergreen Federation of Teachers AFT 6157
  • State Assembly Member Susan Bonilla (Ret.)
  • State Assembly Member Betsy Butler (Ret.)
  • State Assembly Member Mike Allen (Ret.)

Local Elected Leaders

  • Sacramento Mayor and past State Senate President Pro-Tem Darrell Steinberg
  • Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia
  • Long Beach City Council Member Rex Richardson
  • Los Angeles County Supervisor and past U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis
  • Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang
  • Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer
  • Los Angeles City Council Member Curren Price
  • Los Angeles Community College District Trustee and past State Assembly Member Mike Eng
  • Los Angeles Community College District Trustee Mike Fong
  • Los Angeles Community College District Trustee Scott Svonkin
  • Kern County Supervisor Leticia Perez
  • Santa Barbara County Supervisor and former State Assembly Member Das Williams
  • Baldwin Park Mayor Manuel Lozano
  • Baldwin Park City Council Member Ricardo Pacheco
  • Baldwin Park City Council Member Monica Garcia
  • West Covina Mayor Corey Warshaw
  • West Covina City Council Member Lloyd Johnson
  • West Covina City Council Member James Toma
  • West Covina School Board Member Michael Flowers
  • Covina Mayor Pro Tem Jorge Marquez
  • Covina City Council Member Peggy A. Delach
  • La Puente Mayor Valerie Munoz
  • La Puente City Council Member Dan Holloway
  • La Puente Mayor Pro Tem Violeta Lewis
  • Azusa Mayor Joe Rocha
  • Azusa City Council Member Angel Carillo
  • Azusa City Council Member Robert Gonzales
  • Azusa Unified School District Board President Yolanda Rodriguez-Pena
  • Azusa Unified School District Board Member Paul Naccachian
  • Fresno City Council Member Luis Chavez
  • Duarte Mayor Samuel Kang
  • Duarte Unified School District Board President Reyna Diaz
  • Duarte Unified School District Board Member Kenneth Bell
  • Pomona Unified School Board Vice President Roberta Perlman
  • Pomona City Commissioner Debra Martin*
  • San Gabriel Mayor Chin Ho Liao
  • Upper San Gabriel Valley Water Board Director Bryan Urias
  • Rosemead Mayor Sandra Armenta
  • Rosemead City Council Member Polly Low
  • Monterey Park Mayor, Teresa Real Sebastian, J.D.
  • Monterey Park City Council Member Hans Liang
  • Monterey Park City Council Member Mitchell Ing
  • Monterey Park City Council Member Peter Chan
  • Monterey Park City Council Member Stephen Lam
  • Claremont Mayor Sam Pedroza
  • El Monte Mayor Andre Quintero
  • El Monte City Council Member Juventino “J” Gomez
  • El Monte Mayor Pro Tem Jerry Velasco
  • El Monte Union High School District President Carlos Salcedo
  • South El Monte City Council Member Hector Delgado
  • South El Monte City Council Member Angelica R. Garcia
  • South El Monte City Council Member Joseph J. Gonzales
  • Hacienda La Puente School Board Member Anthony Duarte
  • Hacienda La Puente Unified School District Board Member Martin G. Medrano
  • Hacienda La Puente Unified School District Board Member Penny Fraumeni
  • Hacienda La Puente Unified School District Board Vice President Gino Kwok
  • Yorba Linda City Council Member Beth Haney
  • Walnut City Council Member Mary Su
  • Duarte City Council Member Margaret Finlay
  • Duarte City Council Member John Fasana
  • Alhambra City Council Member Luis Ayala
  • Alhambra City Council Vice Mayor Stephen Sham
  • Three Valleys MWD Director Carlos Goytia
  • Charter Oak Unified School District Board President Brian R. Akers
  • Charter Oak Unified School District Board Vice President Joseph Probst
  • Charter Oak Unified School District Board Member Jeanette V. Flores
  • Charter Oak Unified School District Board Member Jane Bock
  • Citrus Community College District President Dr. Barbara R Dickerson
  • Alhambra Unified School District Board Member Robert L. Gin
  • Temple City Mayor Pro Tem Cynthia Sternquist
  • Temple City Council Member Tom Chavez
  • Mountain View School District President Adam Carranza
  • Malibu Mayor Lou La Monte
  • Artesia Mayor Ali Sajjad Taj
  • South Gate City Council Member Jorge Morales
  • Walnut City Council Member Andrew Rodriguez
  • Walnut City Council Member Bob Pacheco
  • San Gabriel Valley Water Board President Thomas Wong
  • San Gabriel Valley Water Board Treasurer Raul Romero
  • Valley County Water Board Vice President Paul C. Hernandez,
  • Valley County Water Board Director Lenet Pacheco
  • Garvey Unified School District Board Member Henry Lo
  • Florin County Water District Elected Director Larry S. Tract, J.D.
  • Valley County Water Board Director Margarita Vargas
  • San Fernando Vice Mayor Joel Fajardo
  • Berkley City Council Member Ben Bartlett
  • Alum Rock Union Elementry School District Board Vice-President Andres Quintero
  • Santa Clarita Mayor and former State Assembly Member Cameron Smyth
  • Hermosa Beach City Council Member Stacy Armato
  • Miles Rosedale, CEO Monrovia Growers*
  • Susan Keith, Citrus Trustee*

Democratic Party, Labor, Healthcare and Community Leaders

  • Democratic National Committee (DNC) Vice Chair, UNITE HERE General Vice President for Immigration, Civil Rights, and Diversity and former Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, Maria Durazo
  • California Democratic Party Chair Art Torres (Ret.)
  • California Democratic Party Vice Chair and L.A. County Democratic Party Chair Eric C. Bauman
  • California Democratic Party First Vice Chair Alex Rooker
  • Democratic National Committee (DNC) Member and former San Diego Democratic Party Chair Jesse Durfee
  • South County Labor Chair Ray Cordova*
  • California Democratic Party Region 15 Director and California Democratic Party API Caucus Chair Clark Lee*
  • California Democratic Party Region 8 Director Doug Kessler*
  • California Democratic Party Region 9 Director Diana Love*
  • California Democratic Party Region 7 Director Omar Torres*, Governing Board Member, Franklin-McKinley School Board*
  • California Democratic Party Former Region 10 Director and California Democratic Party LGBT Caucus Secretary Debra Broner*
  • California Democratic Party Chicano Latino Caucus Chair Carlos Alcala*
  • Los Angeles County Democratic Party Vice Chair Mark Gonzalez*
  • Fresno County Democratic Central Committee Chair Michael Evans*
  • Kern County Democratic Central Committee Chair Cathee Romley*
  • Kings County Democratic Central Committee Chair  Holly Andrade-Blair*
  • Inyo County Democratic Central Committee Chair Nina Weisman*
  • Tulare Democratic Central Committee Chair Ruth McKee*
  • California Democratic Party Delegate Clint Weirick (DSCC San Luis Obispo County Democratic Party Central Committee)*
  • California Democratic Party Delegate Katarina Garcia (AD 48)*
  • California Democratic Party Delegate Cesar Garcia (AD 48)*
  • California Democratic Party Delegate Peggy Morgan (AD 48)*
  • California Democratic Party Delegate Kristin McGuire (AD 48)*
  • California Democratic Party Delegate Veronica Marquez (AD 48)*
  • California Democratic Party Delegate Robert Cruz (AD 48)*
  • California Democratic Party Delegate Deborah Quintero (AD 48)*
  • California Democratic Party Delegate Ricardo Pacheco (AD 48)*
  • California Democratic Party Delegate James Toma (AD 48)*
  • California Democratic Party Delegate Lloyd Johnson (AD 48)*
  • California Democratic Party Delegate Eileen Jimenez (AD 48)*
  • California Democratic Party Delegate Jeanette Flores (AD 48)*
  • California Democratic Party Delegate Barbara Dickerson (AD 48)*
  • California Democratic Party Delegate Robert Gin (AD 49)*
  • California Democratic Party Delegate Chin Ho Lia (AD 49)*
  • California Democratic Party Delegate Polly Low (AD 49)*
  • California Democratic Party Delegate Calvin Sung (AD 55)*
  • California Democratic Party Delegate Lawrence Shih (AD 48)*
  • California Democratic Party Children’s Caucus Chair and President of the Helen Doherty Democratic Club Judy Jacobs
  • California Democratic Party Region 14 Director Miguel Martinez
  • Progressive Democrats of Santa Monica Mountains President Dorothy Reik
  • Los Angeles County Democratic Party Country Central Committee Corresponding Secretary Carolyn Fowler
  • Los Angeles County Democratic Party AD-49 Delegation Chair Marcella Cortez
  • California Democratic Party DSCC Delegate (AD-26) and Latino Democrats of Tulare County President & Founder Ruben Macareno
  • Santa Clara County Democratic Central Committee Member (AD-28) Ruben Navarro
  • California Democratic Party E-Board Delegate for AD-28 Olivia Navarro
  • California Democratic Party DSCC Delegate Uli Sanchez (AD-53)
  • Fresno County Democratic Party Member Esperanza Avalos
  • California Democratic Party DSCC Delegate (AD-21) and Stanislaus County Democratic Central Committee Member Tom Hallinan
  • California Democratic Party DSCC Delegate Adrian Vazquez (AD 51)
  • California Democratic Party DSCC Delegate Maria Unzueta  (AD 63)
  • California Democratic Party DSCC Delegate Sarah Palacios (AD 7)
  • California Democratic Party DSCC Delegate Van Tomom (AD 39)
  • California Democratic Party DSCC Delegate Frine Medrano (AD 58)
  • California Democratic Party DSCC Delegate Ken Trumkul (AD 49)
  • Liliana T. Perez, Deputy Director for Southern California, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon*
  • Hector Elizalde, Community Leader
  • Jacobo Jauregui, Community Leader
  • Oscar Valladares, SEIU Local 721 member
  • California Democratic Party DSCC Delegate Chris Kakimi (AD 57)
  • Los Angeles County Democratic Party Member and Member of Laborers (LiUNA) Local 300 Victor Castellano
  • Shannon Bell, NP, California Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • Arthur Friedman, O.D.
  • Bruce Mebine, O.D., Past President COA
  • Javier Avila Garcia, Community Leader
  • Ryan Baskharoon, Community Leader
  • Mirna de Lire Lopez, Community Leader
  • Wendy Mora, O.D.
  • Dr. Efrain Castellanos
  • Natalie Reyes, Community Organizer
  • Komal Patel, Community Leader
  • John Potter, Community Leader
  • Harvey Goldstone, O.D.
  • Willa Hisle, O.D.
  • Jeanette Hochstatter, O.D.
  • Charles Richards, O.D.
  • Lee Dodge, O.D., Visual Eyes Optometry
  • Kenneth Wiener, O.D.
  • Rupert C Chowins, O.D.
  • Ronald Short  O.D., California Air National Guard*
  • Thomas Rippner, Community Leader
  • Susy Yu, Community Leader
  • Ronald Goldstein, Community Leader
  • Elizabeth Torres Chowins, O.D.
  • Dr.David Turetsky, Advanced Eyecare, A Professional Optometric Group
  • Michael Young, Community Leader
  • Carolyn Wong, O.D.
  • Kathleen Low, Community Leader
  • Thomas Brenner, O.D.
  • Valerie Quan, Community Leader
  • Dr. Craig Steinberg
  • Dr. Jennifer Lin, San Mateo Optometry society
  • Sasha Penn, O.D., Chief of Optometry, Kaiser Permanente- South San Francisco
  • James Cohen, O.D., Buena Park Eyecare
  • Milton Hom O.D.
  • James Creech O.D.
  • Dr. Marcie Arnesty
  • Robert Theaker, O.D. Hollister Vision Center
  • Marc Shaw, COA
  • Jennifer Buell, O.D.
  • Jay Schlanger, O.D., COA
  • Dr. Claude Valenti, Optometric Vision Development Center
  • Elizabeth Hoppe, Founding Dean, College of Optometry at Western University of Health Sciences
  • Robert Wayda, O.D., Central California Optometric Society
  • Christine Ng, Community Leader
  • Vin Dang, Community Leader
  • Fadl Fares, Community Leader
  • Michael Cousineau, Community Leader
  • Rita Spitzer, Dr. Michael Spitzer Optometry
  • Ron Lozarno, Community Leader

A husband, father, grandfather, practicing optometrist, and local businessman, “Dr. Ed” (as he is known to his patients) has spent his life bringing quality eye care to predominantly low-income communities.  As a health care provider, the need to improve access to health care for all Californians is what first drove him to run for office.

Since being elected to the Assembly in 2006 and the Senate in 2010, Dr. Ed Hernandez has been a leader on the implementation of federal health care reform – helping expand access to affordable health care, control costs, and improve the network of providers so people can actually get quality care when they need it. Dr. Ed has been a champion by expanding educational opportunity to qualified students overlooked by our public schools and universities, as well as a major proponent for government reform, including fixing a broken initiative system too often hijacked by billionaires and wealthy corporations. Dr. Ed Hernandez is running to take this experience, leadership, and vision to the next level by serving the people of California as their Lieutenant Governor.
For more information, please visit www.edhernandez4ca.com.

*Titles for Identification Purposes Only.

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06 May
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Hey California – time to F.L.E.X. our collective muscle to support our brothers and sisters in Labor!


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


 

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t’s time the California Democratic Party (CDP) doubles down on our commitment to Labor, so that we stand shoulder to shoulder to face the anti-worker initiatives on the horizon. We must F.L.E.X. our political and financial muscles to advance our shared values and beat back this onslaught of growing attacks.

This F.L.E.X. Plan works in conjunction with my goals to reorganize and restructure our Party, getting us “Back to Basics” by focusing on organizing, training and leadership development. Advocating for pro-Labor candidates, worker’s rights, workplace safety and protecting working families; these commitments are a part of our collective core.

As Chair of the California Democratic Party (CDP), I will ensure that we vigorously support Labor with the same incredible consistency that Labor has supported our Party. It’s time for the CDP to have a bigger, better, bolder relationship with our sisters and brothers in Labor, expanding a pro-Labor culture here in California and serving as a beacon of hope for the rest of the country.

Fund: Sustainably grow CDP’s donor base and budget capacity so Labor can redirect critical funds to fight Right-to-Work initiatives, etc.

Legislate: Pass pro-worker legislation (Medicare-for-All, living wage reform, publicly financed campaigns, etc.) so Labor can prioritize other critical issues at the bargaining table.

Evolve: Collaborate with Labor to increase membership, bargaining and political power, while tackling racial justice, gender parity and economic equity.

eXchange: Partner on campaigns, train organizers and unite a new generation of leaders.

To read more of my F.L.E.X. Plan, click here.

Democratically yours,

 

Please stay connected with our campaign online at www.voteforkimberly.com

      

 

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05 May
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Senator Holly J. Mitchell and Assemblywoman Dr. Shirley Weber to California Democrats: It’s time.


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


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Senator Holly J. Mitchell and Assemblywoman Dr. Shirley Weber to California Democrats: It’s time.
Senate Budget Chair Holly Mitchell and Assembly Public Safety Budget Subcommittee Chair Dr. Shirley Weber
call on California Democratic Party delegates to choose Kimberly Ellis for Chair.

For Immediate Release
Contact: 510-560-3704

OAKLAND, Calif. (May 3, 2017): Kimberly Ellis’ campaign for California Democratic Party (CDP) Chair gained the support of two progressive champions, Senate Budget and Finance Chair Holly Mitchell and Assembly Public Safety Budget Subcommittee Chair Dr. Shirley Nash Weber.

“We have an opportunity to elect a strong and inspirational Black woman who is eminently qualified to lead the California Democratic Party into the 21st Century. As a Party, it’s time for us to do some tough soul searching around our innate bias in what leadership looks and sounds like,” said Sen. Mitchell. “Instead of recoiling from the subtle cuts and double standard, Kimberly has facilitated difficult conversations and told hard truths around race and gender and shown grace under pressure — proving she’s got the grit to lead.”

Senator Mitchell chairs the Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review, and serves on the Senate’s Health, Insurance, Labor and Employment, Public Safety Committees and on the Joint Committee on Rules. She also founded the Senate Select Committee on Women and Inequality, and belongs to both the Black and Women’s Caucuses.

“As a professional organizer, working parent, woman and person of color, Kimberly provides a perspective that’s desperately needed in our next Party Chair,” said Dr. Shirley Weber. “Making room for qualified, new voices means that we must choose the new over the known, understanding that inclusion is a conscientious choice, not a passive passage of time. It’s time for us to move beyond the rhetoric of inclusion; it’s time we choose Kimberly as the next CDP Chair.”

Dr. Weber chairs the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Public Safety. She also serves as a member of the Assembly Standing Committee on Education, Higher Education, Elections, Budget and Banking and Finance.

“These remarkable women represent the very best of progressive voices and I am deeply honored to have their strong support,” said Ellis. “Everyday, leaders in our Capitol are hearing from delegates about where they want this Party to go. I’m confident that when we convene later this month, we will be speaking with a unified voice about moving this Party into the future in a bigger, better, bolder direction.”

 

Please stay connected with our campaign online at www.voteforkimberly.com

      

 

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05 May
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Statement of California Democratic Party Chairman John Burton on House Republicans Passing “Trumpcare”

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