A Word from the Chair

A Word from the Chair, Issue 11, Volume 1

First Things First As I said last week, smart voters from both parties are uniting around their shared support for well-funded public schools. That is why they are coming together in support of the Post Falls Supplemental School Levy. It seems that everyone wants good...

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A Word from the Chair, Issue 10, Volume 1

First Things First I write this in advance of the planned Legislative Town Hall on Wednesday, March 31. I hope you all had a chance to attend. I know that the information shared by House Minority Leader Ilana Rubel and Senator David Nelson about the 2021 Legislative...

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A Word from the Chair, Issue 9, Volume 1

First Things First In recent months, we have witnessed attempts by state and local right-wing extremists to pass voter suppression laws, encourage unregulated militia activities, and oppose simple public health measures. In addition, the local GOP Central Committee...

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A Word From the Chair, Issue 8, Volume 1

First Things First On behalf of the Kootenai County Democratic Central Committee, I would like to welcome Fred Cornforth to the Idaho Democratic Party. Last Saturday, at the Frank and Bethine Church Gala, Fred was easily elected the new State Party Chair. Fred brings...

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A Word From the Chair, Issue 7, Volume 1

First Things First Congratulations! We turned out enough voters to pass the Supplemental School Levy Elections in the Kootenai, Coeur d’Alene, and Lakeland School Districts. How about that. Let’s give a big pat on the back to Shari Williams and her helper Paula Marano...

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A WORD FROM THE CHAIR, ISSUE 6, VOLUME 1

First Things First America is multi-cultural. People come here from all over the world and combine to create one nation. By definition, any person or group that does not accept these tenets is un-American. What then are we to make of the Kootenai County Republican...

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A Word from the Chair, Issue 5, Volume 1

First Things First March 9 is the Kootenai County School Supplemental Levy Election. The reason we need supplemental levies in the first place is that Idaho chronically underfunds public schools. There is simply no other way to provide students with basic stuff like...

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A WORD FROM THE CHAIR, ISSUE 4, VOLUME 1

First Things First: Before our busy nation forgets that a US president was impeached for inciting a riot on Capitol Hill, it’s worth restating that Democrats proved his guilt beyond any doubt. However, not enough Republicans voted for conviction. And so, the ex-US...

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A WORD FROM THE CHAIR, ISSUE 3, VOLUME 1

First things first. This past Saturday dozens of women cosigned a letter to the CDA Press supporting NIC Board Member Christie Wood, and calling for Board Chairman Todd Banducci to resign. You can read the letter at CDA Press. Please share it and write to the Press a...

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A Word from the Chair, Issue 2, Volume 1

This is Issue 2 of my recurring post called A Word from the Chair. First things first: March 9th is school district bond/levy election day. It is crucial for every Democrat to vote in this election because some Idahoans want to defund public education. Idaho schools...

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