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Walden Town Hall Today at 4 in Cascade Locks

There are so many things to ask Representative Walden about. We have a chance to do it today in Cascade Locks at 4 pm at the Marine Park Pavilion Building, 395 Portage Road.

As we know, Walden is a clever politician who will try to spin his own accomplishments in a positive light, and criticize everything Democrats are trying to do. Let's try to get him on the record with some of the critical things happening right now. Following are some sample questions. I'm sure you can think of many more!

Indivisible Poll Results and Last Day for Quarter 2 Donations

Indivisible conducted another flash poll after Thursday's debate, and probably this won't be a surprise, but 65% of Indivisible members resonding said Kamala Harris won the debate. Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders were tied for a distant second place with 7% each. https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2019/06/kamala-harris-post-debate-status

If any of the candidates really stood out to you and you feel inclined to make a donation, today is the last day your donation will count for the second quarter.

The Debate Party Continues

Great turnout at our Debate-Watching Party last night. Indivisible reported the results of their poll taken right after the debate, which we participated in. Here are the results for last night, based on thousands of responses: Warren 56%; Castro 15%; Booker 10%. NBC News put out the following article about the Indivisible Poll:
http://lil.ms/3axl/5d91h5

The second half continues tonight at Steve and Karen Murray's house from 6-8 pm at 2646 E 11th - go out E 10th or 12th and turn on Morton to get to their house.

POP Meeting Tonight

POP Meeting tonight at 6 pm at Route 30 Bottles and Brew.
Come at 5 if you want to join in on the political book discussion.

Commissioner Kathy Schwartz will be updating us on Wasco County happenings. And we have much to discuss regarding state and national issues.

Debate Watching Party Wednesday and Thursday evenings this week from 6-8 at Steve and Karen Murray's place. Bring food and/or a beverage to share. Their address is 2646 E 11th St. To get there, go out E 10th and turn right on Morton St.

POP Activities This Week!

Tuesday June 25th is our JUNE MEETING at Route 30 (317 E 2nd) at 6 pm. Come catch up on local, state, and national events, and RESIST the Trump agenda.

DEBATE-WATCHING PARTY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY (June 26 and 27) at the home of Karen and Steve Murray (2645 E 11th St, off of Morton St) from 6-8 pm. Bring a snack and/or beverages to share! Indivisible has some fun activities developed just for debate-watching parties. 'Hope you can join us!

Senator Bentz is still AWOL.

Please take a minute to call Senator Bentz and demand he get back to work in Salem. 503-986-1730 and 541-889-8866. Email him also at Sen.CliffBentz@oregonlegislature.gov

Action Needed - Tell Senator Bentz to Do His Job!

As you may know, Oregon Senate Republicans have staged a walkout to prohibit a vote on HB 2020. Please call our senator, Cliff Bentz, and urge him to do his job and return to work. Enough of these partisan games and petty politics. Oregonians want this bill!
Call 503-986-1730 or 541-889-8866.
Email Sen.CliffBentz@oregonlegislature.gov

June POP Meeting and MORE

Hi Everyone. Please mark your calendars for our next POP meeting, Tuesday June 25th at 6 pm at Route 30.

We had a good turnout last month for our POP book group that met prior to the regular meeting and they want to start at 5:00 this month, to have more time to discuss their books. If you want to participate, come at 5.

Commissioner Kathy Schwartz will be our guest speaker, to fill us in on what's happening in Wasco County, and how her new job as our County Commissioner is going.

DON'T FORGET! Senator Jeff Merkley Town Hall Today at noon

Today (Saturday June 15) at the National Guard Readiness Center, Senator Jeff Merkley is hosting a Town Hall from noon - 1pm. Come a bit early to sign in and get a ticket if you want to ask a question. If you don't want to ask a question, get a ticket anyway and give it to someone who does want to ask a question, to give them a better chance of having their number called.

Update on HB2020 with a need for volunteers to get it passed

HB2020 passed out of Ways and Means yesterday on a 13:8 vote.

It now moves to the House floor next week presumably - probably a positive vote, then the Senate floor. A final vote in the House is scheduled for next Monday. There seems to be a great deal of confidence that this will happen since the Ds have a 35:25 edge and thus HB2020 can lose 4 votes and still prevail.

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