John Broughton

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Oct 20

Sheriff Candidate Mark Essick to Speak at October Meeting

Captain Mark Essick, a candidate in the upcoming election for Sheriff of Sonoma County, will speak to the club at the meeting on Thursday, October 26th, at 7 p.m. at the Windsor Round Table restaurant. The club will also elect four voters and two alternates for the regional pre-endorsement conference in January 2018. This allows the …

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Sep 30

Tenant’s Rights Attorney Speaks at Windsor Democratic Club

Making the case that substandard housing is a public health issue, long-time tenant’s rights attorney Edie Sussman advocated for rent control and just cause eviction in her presentation to the Windsor Democratic Club on September 28. She noted that substandard living conditions can often lead to respiratory conditions, including asthma, and other health issues, which …

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Sep 28

Speaker Rendon Calls on Assembly Committee to ‘Get to Yes’ on Health Care for All

Thursday, August 24, 2017 SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today announced that Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) and Dr. Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg), the chairs of the Assembly Select Committee on Health Care Delivery Systems and Universal Coverage, will hold ongoing hearings beginning in the legislative interim so the committee can develop plans for achieving …

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Sep 20

Tenant’s Rights Attorney To Speak to Club

As rents increase, as a result of the county’s severe housing shortage, lower-income tenants are being forced into substandard housing. In her presentation, tenant’s rights attorney Edie Sussman, the featured speaker at the Windsor/North County Democratic Club meeting on September 28, will share her vast knowledge on this issue. Ms. Sussman completed her undergraduate studies …

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Aug 14

August Presentation – Creating Public Banks

After hearing from district elected officials in the last several meetings, the club will host an issue-based presentation by public banking advocate Shelly Browning on Thursday, August 24, at 7 p.m. at the Windsor Round Table Pizza, 8499 Old Redwood Highway. Ms. Browning has been involved in the public banking movement for the past five …

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Jul 29

Supervisor James Gore Chats with the Club on July 27th

First-term District 4 Sonoma County Supervisor James Gore spoke at the Windsor/North County Democratic Club on July 27. Speaking informality, the 39-year-old Gore, who will become chair of the board of supervisors in January, offered insights to a broad range of issues he faces daily. Gore said that he enjoys the challenges of his position, …

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Jul 21

Single-Payer Activists Confront Assemblymember Jim Wood at July 20th Meeting

District 2 Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg) was the featured speaker at the July 20th meeting of the Windsor Democratic Club, discussing his 2017 legislative activities. He covered the highlights of the recently passed $183 billion state budget, with expanded support for K-12 education and additional funding for preschools. Wood reported that gas taxes have been …

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Jul 15

Upcoming meetings – July 20, July 27, and August 3

We’ve had the opportunity to schedule meetings with all three of the state and county elected representatives for Windsor, Healdsburg, and northern Sonoma County. The downside: we’ve had to schedule this back-to-back for three weeks. But if you’re around, this is a great opportunity to find our what our elected representatives are doing, and there will be …

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Jun 17

Windsor/North County Democrats at the County Fair!

Every year at the Sonoma County Fair, the Sonoma County Democratic Party (SCDP) has a booth. This year it’s incredibly important to engage the public about the issues facing our country. Democrats have always fought for the rights of everyone and for better living conditions. But we face an onslaught of big money and propaganda that …

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Jun 10

Hispanic Leaders to Speak at the Windsor/North County Democratic Club

Jenny Chamberlain and Herman J. Hernandez, prominent leaders of the Sonoma County Hispanic community, will speak at the Windsor/North County Democratic Club on Thursday, June 22 at 7 p.m. at the Windsor Round Table Pizza, 8499 Old Redwood Hwy. Ms. Chamberlain currently serves as the President of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Sonoma County. …

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