Please mark your calendar for the Clackamas County Democrats’ Pot O’ Gold Dinner scheduled for Sunday evening March 22nd at the Monarch Hotel in Clackamas. The casual dinner is a fun opportunity to support the Clackamas Democrats as we begin the 2020 election year. Tickets may be purchased here (www.clackamasdems.org) in mid-February.
Here is a comprehensive list of bills passed during the 2019 session with Democratic support, including links to each bill.
We’re pleased to share the highlights below from Standing and District Committee meetings held in March 2019.
House District 39, Naella Tesch and Gay Lewis
House District 40, Cris Waller and Mike Weber
Candidates lined up to speak at the joint meeting of HD39 and HD 40 on March 30. Before fielding questions, candidates for local school and water districts spoke about their campaigns and their districts. Candidates stressed that their races are getting more and more competitive.Continue reading
Oregonians for Student Success is a non-profit member services organization that helps locally elected volunteers fulfill their complex and critical public education roles as school board members. Through legislative advocacy at state and federal levels, board leadership training, employee management assistance and policy, legal and financial services, OSBA helps 1,400 members represent the 197 school districts and more than 580,000 students in Oregon.
You can help, too, by getting involved in the campaign and attending their town halls and lobby days. Visit their website to learn more about their campaign and see their events calendar.
We are saddened by the news of the passing of our Secretary of State, Dennis Richardson. We send our support to his family in this difficult time.
~ Peter Nordbye, Chair
We’re pleased to share the highlights below from Standing and District Committee meetings held in January
House District 38, co-leaders Kathy Gordon and Gary Thompson
While HD 38 did not meet in February, there is an exciting meeting planned for Sunday, March 3, from 2:30-5:00 p.m., at the Foothills Condos Meeting Room, 5065 Foothills Drive, Lake Oswego. This will be an opportunity to meet and listen to our Clackamas/Lake Oswego State Senator Rob Wagner and State Representative Andrea Salinas discuss their legislative agenda/priorities for this session. We have also invited John Wallin, who is running for re-election to the Lake Oswego school board, and Kirsten Aird, a new candidate to the Lake Oswego school board. Although they are not running against each other, they will both make their case to the voters. An additional speaker will be Cheri Partain, a newly elected House District Leader from HD35. Cheri is the director of adoption services at Boys & Girls Aid, the oldest child welfare agency in Oregon.