Welcome to the Daviess County Democratic Party’s new website page, “Democratic Positions.” This is where we’ll bring party and candidate position statements to your attention and facilitate your access. Our focus is on issues we believe important to the Owensboro, Daviess County, and Western Kentucky communities. And, we will pay particular attention to HEALTH CARE, the ENVIRONMENT, the ECONOMY, LABOR, and EDUCATION. We hope this resource will prove useful. As always, whatever your choice, PLEASE BE SURE TO VOTE!
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President Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress on April 28, 2021
President Biden’s Inaugural Address
. . . And together, we shall write an American story of hope, not fear. Of unity, not division. Of light, not darkness. An American story of decency and dignity. Of love and of healing. Of greatness and of goodness. May this be the story that guides us. The story that inspires us. The story that tells ages yet to come that we answered the call of history. We met the moment. That democracy and hope, truth and justice, did not die on our watch but thrived. . . . Read the full text.
Biden on taxes
Democratic Party Platform
“America is an idea—one that has endured and evolved through war and depression, prevailed over fascism and communism, and radiated hope to far distant corners of the earth. Americans believe that diversity is our greatest strength. That protest is among the highest forms of patriotism. That our fates and fortunes are bound to rise and fall together. That even when we fall short of our highest ideals, we never stop trying to build a more perfect union. When the American people go to the polls this fall, we will be choosing more than a candidate. Character is on the ballot in this election. The character of our President, yes, but more than that: the character of our democracy, our society, and our leadership in the world.” READ MORE
Daviess County Democratic Party Endorses Linderman’s Contract For Rural & Working America
On Saturday, August 8, 2020 the Executive Committee of the Daviess County Democratic Party voted to support Hank Linderman’s Contract for Rural and Working America. Read more at https://www.hank4ky.com/Contract-For-Rural-And-Working-America.pdf.
Biden commits to a more aggressive & progressive climate plan
Joe Biden has committed to a national effort aimed at creating the jobs we need to build a modern, sustainable infrastructure now and deliver an equitable clean energy future. This $2 trillion accelerated investment, with a plan to deploy those resources over his first term, will set us on an irreversible course to meet the ambitious climate progress that science demands. Read more at https://joebiden.com/clean-energy/.