25th Legislative District Democrats
PO Box 73594, Puyallup WA 98373
Especially if we Vote!
Our December monthly meeting, 7 pm December 3rd, 2018 at the Puyallup Library, is the 2018-2020 Reorganization meeting for the 25th LD Democrats. The first actions on the Agenda will be for the newly elected Precinct Committee Officers and paid-up general members to elect the 25th Legislative District Democrats officers to serve from December 2018 through November 2020. Everyone interested in serving is welcome to consult with any current or former officer to gain a better sense of what serving as an officer requires.
Senator Maria Cantwell
Dr. Kim Schrier
Position #3 Lizanne Padula
Position #6 Karl Williams
We Democrats are the oldest political party in America and the youngest in spirit. We will remain so, because we enjoy the challenge of government. Time and again, for almost two centuries, the Democratic Party has made government work -- to build and defend a nation, to encourage commerce, to educate our children, to promote equal opportunity, to advance science and industry, to support the arts and humanities, to restore the land, to develop and conserve our human and natural resources, to preserve and enhance our built environment, to relieve poverty, to explore space. We have reached difficult and vital goals.
We recognize that the capacity of government is limited but we regard democratic government as a force for good and a source of hope.
At the heart of our party lies a fundamental conviction, that Americans must not only be free, but they must live in a fair society.
We believe it is the responsibility of government to help us achieve this fair society.
This is our purpose and our promise. Charter of the Democratic Party of the United States, Article Nine, Section 17.
This is our purpose and our promise.
Charter of the Democratic Party of the United States, Article Nine, Section 17.
Read Paul Krugman's List of Republican Lies about their tax give away to the ultra rich.
provides a compelling and stark comparison of
Watch this short video for a clear explanation of how extra wealth generates vast income—more that the most lavish life style could absorb—that then compounds and exacerbates the disparate distribution of wealth.
The Affordable Care Act still remains at risk. Call Dave Reichert's Issaquah Office at (425) 677-7414 or (877) 920-9208 to insist that he protect Washington State's 600,000 people covered by Medicaid expansion and more than 225,000 people that obtained insurance through the Exchange on Washington State's Exchange. Phone calls appear to be the most effective vehicle to express our positions because they consume office staff's time and patience.
For free face-to-face help in understanding how to get insurance visit or call
For free assistance from the state, call 1-855-WAFINDER (1-855-923-4633) TTY/TTD 1-855-627-9604
To compare plans or to enroll on line visit the Washington Health Plan Finder.
Read the Republican plan to cut Social Security. Even though Social Security can be made safe and sound forever by eliminating the cap and applying FICA to all income, the Republicans prefer to cut benefits and raise the retirement age. Read the Social Security Administration's report by the Chief Actuary.
You Draw It: How Family Income Affects Childrens' College Chances.
Affluent Students Have an Advantage and the Gap Is Widening.
The gap in graduation rates, however, can be narrowed when Universities make an effort to improve graduation rates.
The 25th LDD supports truly equal opportunity in education at all levels. Financial support is necessary but not sufficient. Vote for Legislators that care about all us. Together We Can Be Better.
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