“Governor Parson has simply not delivered for working families struggling with the cost of everything from health care to child care to housing. Instead of demonstrating leadership on our most urgent and immediate challenges, the Governor signed the nation’s most extreme law to limit womens’ reproductive health choices and he just called legislators back to Jefferson City to – of all things – work out a deal for car dealers while Missourians are suffering from an epidemic of gun violence. His agenda is not an agenda for Missouri families. Missouri Democrats look forward to making the case for change.”
Speaking of Governor Parson...
(via Rep. Jerome Barnes)
Annual Chili Dinner and Wiggins Fund Drive
Each fall, we host our Chili Dinner with our friends in organized labor. Save the date for November 2 as we welcome in Auditor Nicole Galloway and House Minority Leader Crystal Quade among others for an evening of fun benefiting the JCDC Wiggins Fund which allows us to keep full time staff in Jackson County.
Final details for this event will be coming shortly. If you can, please consider a monthly payment to the Wiggins Fund. Every bit helps and with so much happening as we approach the 2020 elections, maintaining staff in Jackson County is critical. Click here to make a recurring or one time donation.
Upcoming Club Meetings and Events:
40 Club: Monthly lunch meeting with LEPCI labor club, Tuesday September 10, Sheet Metal Local 2 (2902 Blue Ridge Blvd) at noon. $15.
Heartland Alliance for Progress: Monthly meeting Monday September 23rd, 5L15pm at 125 E 31st St. (under the big red tower). "Universal Healthcare: How We Get There" featuring Dr. Sharon Lee (Physicians for a National Health Care Program) and Brian Colby (VP for Public Policy, Missouri Budget Project).
Greg Razer for State Senate Kickoff: Thursday September 26th, 5:30-7:30 at Ollie's Local (3044 Gillham Rd. KCMO).
Greater Kansas City Women's Political Caucus: 28th Annual Torch Dinner. Save the date for September 27th!
13th Annual City Council Cancer Benefit: Join current and past members of the Kansas City Council along with hundreds of supporters as they hold another wonderful event benefiting cancer research Wednesday October 23rd. Final details to come. Check here for more updates.