Tagged: environment

45th District Democrats Call for Eastside Plastic Bag Ban

Resolution Inspired by 5th Grader’s Earth Month Experiment Redmond, Wash.—May 12, 2018—On Wednesday, May 2, the membership of the 45th District Democrats adopted a resolution in support of expanding Kirkland’s plastic bag ban to the Eastside cities of Duvall, Redmond, Sammamish, and Woodinville. Shawn Roland and his 10-year-old son, Jeremiah, presented the resolution. The pair were inspired to take action by an Earth Month challenge at Jeremiah’s school, Horace Mann Elementary. The challenge? Refusing to use single-use plastics for 30 days. The Rolands shared that the challenge was tough, but important. According to the Earth Day Network, each year, 4...

45th District Democrats General Meeting

The first Wednesday of every month, the 45th District Democrats meet to hear from candidates and elected officials, act on endorsement recommendations, discuss pending legislation and ballot measures, and conduct Democratic Party business.

Our 2018 Platform

Adopted as amended at our legislative district caucus on March 24, 2018, at Juanita High School in Kirkland, Washington. In this time of unprecedented partisanship in our country, we, the 45th District Democrats, believe we have a duty to heal divisions and provide initiatives that support and assist solving the problems our communities face. We believe that every individual, every elected position, every Board, and every Commission matters. Everything we do makes an impact. We believe that our elected officials must work to support and assist We the People by fighting to enact and protect the following policies: Elections &...