Pension Reform Discussion

Pension Reform Discussion

We are having a forum to discuss the changes in the state pension system. The speakers will be: ~State Senator Morgan McGarvey ~State Representative Dean Schamore, H-14 (D) ~A Kentucky Center for Economic Policy representative from Berea, Kentucky Venue: Room 106 of the Advanced Technology Center at OCTC The public are invited and urged to attend this forum.
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Welcoming the Stranger Community Forum

Welcoming the Stranger Community Forum

You are invited to "Welcoming the Stranger" community forum. The focus of the event is on immigration with a range of discussions around legislation and personal stories of immigrants in our community and surrounding areas. The event is scheduled to take place on October 24th from 6:00-8:00 pm at the First United Methodist Church in Central City. Sponsored by the Muhlenberg County Democratic Executive Committee.
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Campaign Fundraising Workshop for Democrats

Campaign Fundraising Workshop for Democrats

How to Raise Money for Your Campaign A Workshop for Prospective Candidates & Campaign Committees at the Owensboro Community and Technical College, Advanced Technology Center, Room 107   Presenters: Fundraising Essentials Jack Walker Campaign consultant, Kentucky Democratic Party State Central Executive Committee, former president of Kentucky Young Democrats Campaign Finance Law William M. Cox, Jr. Attorney, Madisonville, former City Councilman and Mayor of Madisonville Using Social Media Beth Thorpe Kentucky United digital strategist, former campaign communications director, Louisville community organizer All registered Democrats are invited.  RSVP by text or phone to (270) 231-5517
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Sierra Club Friends Monthly Social

Sierra Club Friends Monthly Social

Come out and socialize with Sierra Club friends, old and new! Enjoy a drink, a bite, and some good conversation! Pizza and soft drinks will be provided. We hope to see you all there! 😀🍺🍕
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Robert Reich at WKU

Robert Reich at WKU

Join us for an evening with political commentator Robert Reich! Robert B. Reich is one of the world's leading thinkers about work and the economy. Now Chancellor's professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley, he has served under three national administrations, most recently as Secretary of Labor under Bill Clinton. He also served on President Barack Obama's economic transition advisory board. In 2008, TIME magazine named him one of the ten most successful cabinet secretaries of the past century. Reich is the author of 15 books including The Work of Nations, which has been translated into 22 languages, and several other national best sellers. He has a reputation for seeing where politics and the economy are going before they get there. Admission is free, no tickets…
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Single-Payer Healthcare Explained: How It Would Work

Healthcare, Issues
From The Washington Post article:  Single-payer would drastically change health care in America. Here’s how it works. As Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act continue in the background, some Democrats are starting to eye a new health policy goal: implementing a single-payer system. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced a single-payer bill in mid-September with 16 Democratic co-sponsors — 16 more than he got when he introduced the bill two years earlier. But how is the health-care system funded now, and how would “single-payer” change that? Sanders’s bill takes universal coverage close to this extreme: The government insurance would cover so many services with such small co-pays that private insurance would be almost universally unnecessary. Accordingly, it would also be quite expensive — $32 trillion over 10…
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KnockEveryDoor Introductory Call

What is #KnockEveryDoor? #KnockEveryDoor is an organization created by and for volunteers. We recruit, connect and train volunteers to go out in communities across the country and start conversations about the progressive change our country needs. These canvasses can focus on a progressive candidate, policy, or organization, or may simply be about starting the hard work of listening to what our neighbors who don’t always vote with us have to say about politics. We believe that it’s time we start talking with everybody. Many of us were surprised by the 2016 presidential election and have resolved to take action by talking with people who may not agree with us or just have a very different experience in their day to day lives that we’ve lost touch with. Others are die…
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