Discover why U.S. Representatives Gerry Connolly (D-VA-11) and Don Beyer (D-VA-8) are greatly disappointed.
Read about the upcoming FCDC National Affairs Policy Forum, “ Rebooting Our Policy Agenda to Reclaim the American Dream” on July 9 with Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), progressive policy icon and co-founder of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), and Representative Don Beyer.
Read why it is so important to attend the June 26 FCSB Meeting.
If you are eligible to vote absentee and find out when and where you can cast your vote;
Why Scott Surovell is fighting for equal technological access for Virginia’s students;
Why Penny Gross said this is “My Two Cents;” and
Find out from At-Large FCPS Board Member, Ilryong Moon what changes will affect the 2014-2015 school year.
Open this month’s TheDemocrat and find out why Governor Terry McAuliffe chose the platform of the Virginia AFL-CIO convention to issue an executive order aimed at stamping out payroll fraud.
Need to catch up on what the campaigns are doing? Read about the 2014 U.S. Senate and House of Representatives candidates and their campaigns in the Campaign Trail Report. This and more in the September 2014 issue of The Democrat.
Open and read the May 2014 issue of The Democrat today and discover
How Congressman Gerry Connolly is helping fight climate change,
What State Senator George Barker says about a budget agreement in Richmond, and
Why Supervisor Penny Gross says diversity is not new to Fairfax County.
Find out why the Labor Committee says “Elected leaders play an important role in whether workers have the right to freely organize into a union;” read about who you should be congratulating this month and whose lives should be remembered in our “People in the News” section. Discover and participate in the two new additions to The Democrat: The Book of the Month contributed this month by the National Affairs Committee and The Democrat Monthly Trivia Contest; this month’s contest theme is “30 years ago.” Do you remember where you were in 1984?
The second issue of the redesigned The Democrat is now available. The April 2014 issue will capture your interest with
Congressman Jim’s Moran newest fight on Capitol Hill to end the inhumane abuses of animals,
Delegate Ken Plum’s Report Card of the 2014 General Assembly session, and
Supervisor Jeff McKay’s discussion on the Fairfax County legislative package.
Read National Affairs Guest Author, Lori Wallach’s article on the NAFTA expansion agreement, Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP); find out why the Labor Committee says “to restore our middle class, workers must be free to organize and participate in unions without fear of retaliation;” discover who should receive our congratulations in our “People in the News” section, and hear about what the FCDC Technology Committee has been very busy doing. This and more can be found in the April 2014 issue of The Democrat.
Take a moment and review the redesigned monthly publication, The Democrat. The March 2014 issue will capture your interest with
Congressman Gerry Connolly’s powerful article about his Northern Virginia archival project,
Senate Majority Leader Richard Saslaw’s take on what’s happening in Richmond, and
Chairman’s Bulova’s talk about the Fairfax County budget.
Learn about how the Governor is keeping his campaign promise of “Putting Jobs First.” Find out more about the topic of the program of our next FCDC Meeting from the National Affairs Committee, shed a tear when reading our human interest story, Remembering Shirley Carson, and review the volunteer opportunities and Headquarters News. This and more can be found in the March 2014 issue of The Democrat.
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