Month: May 2017

Invisible Lake Norman Meeting June 3

Lake Norman Indivisible Meeting. Saturday June 3, 2017. Location: Gethsemane Baptist Church (Sanctuary). 565 Jetton Street, Davidson, NC  28036. Time: 2:00-4:00 pm. Link to Lake Norman Indivisible Group and to RSVP. Everyone is welcome and we encourage you to bring family and friends. We are trying to get a headcount so we know approximately how many people …

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Legislative Calls Week 5.28

  URGENT THIS WEEK: Call your North Carolina State Senator – particularly DAN BISHOP (919-733-5655) – and ask him or her to support SB564 to RAISE THE AGE at which teenagers can be tried as adults.  Other Raise The Age bills under consideration – SB549 and SB146 —  are watered-down versions. Tell your Senator you …

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Democracy for Sale June 5

North Carolina — perhaps more than any other state in the Union — has been transformed by the new and growing tidal wave of political spending. Zach Galifianakis, the comic star of “The Hangover” movies, travels back to his home state of North Carolina to show how it has become a bellwether for the use …

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House May Need to Vote Again on GOP Obamacare Repeal Bill

Bloomberg.com by Billy House, Photo courtesy Bloomberg News. Two weeks after passage, measure still not sent to Senate. CBO report could force Ryan, other party leaders into redo. House Republicans barely managed to pass their Obamacare repeal bill earlier this month, and they now face the possibility of having to vote again on their controversial health …

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“I Am Jazz” May 18th

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, Time Out Youth, Equality NC, PFLAG Charlotte, and HRC Charlotte present: I AM JAZZ Community Book Reading & Discussion Thursday, May 18, 2017, from 4 to 5 p.m. West Boulevard Library branch, 2157 West Boulevard, Charlotte, NC. The critically acclaimed book, I Am Jazz — a children’s picture book by transgender teen and HRC Foundation Youth …

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Legislative Calls Week 5.14

CALL YOUR NC STATE SENATOR to FULLY & FAIRLY FUND EDUCATION It seems that the NC Senate again proved nothing good happens after midnight: At 3 a.m. on Friday May 12, NC Senate GOP strips education funding from Democrats’ districts http://www.charlotteobserver.com/latest-news/article150397682.html Let your senator know that we are disgusted by this extreme partisanship and that …

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Inside Your (Legislative) Body

Welcome to week 9 of Inside Your Legislative Body. The NC Senate passed their budget last week and the House begins work on their budget this week. Meanwhile, we got some good news already this week from SCOTUS. Here’s the latest- State Budget Update Unfortunately the Senate budget is more of what we’ve come to …

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CWM Environmental Committee Update

Charlotte Women’s March Environmental Committee meets the second Thursday of each month (beginning June 8th); 6:00pm; 8430 University Executive Park Drive, Suite 685, in the office of Nephrology and Hypertension Consultants.  Please respond to Tina Maguylo at tmaguylo@gmail.com if you plan on attending so we have a head count for treats. Environmental Concerns/Legislative Actions: State Advocacy …

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