Register to Vote
- The DEADLINE to register to vote in the May 7, 2019, election is APRIL 8.
- To CHECK YOR REGISTRATION on-line in two minutes, CLICK HERE. (Ohio Secretary of State)
- To REGISTER TO VOTE ON-LINE in six minutes, CLICK HERE. (Ohio Secretary of State)
- Or you can REGISTER TO VOTE AT THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, 180 Milan Ave., Suite 4, Norwalk. Phone: 419-668-8238.
Of the People
Jan. 19 Policy Retreat
8 - 11:30 AM
Jan. 30 Central & Executive Committee Meeting
Feb. 27 HCDP Policy Committee
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Mar. 27 HCDP Policy Committee
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
In The News
Explanatory and under-reported news on the issues.
Washington, D.C., Passes Ambitious Clean Energy Bill
(Democracy Now!, Dec 21, 2018) "Washington, D.C., city lawmakers voted unanimously on a clean energy bill mandating 100 percent renewable electricity by 2032. ... The mandate would apply to government buildings in the capital, including the White House."
Brown urges committee to give vets hearing
(Sandusky Register, Dec. 19, 2018) Want to "THANK A VETERAN"? Call and ask that veterans be given a hearing where they can testify about their life-threatening illnesses in front of the Senate Veterans' Affairs committee. (See info at end of article.) ~~ Sen. Sherrod Brown: “It is unacceptable that many of our brave service members who were exposed to toxic chemicals as a result of burn pits still have to fight for the care and benefits they need and deserve.”
Members of Congress shocked at lax safety in Tex-Mex job giveaway
(Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen - Share News Flash, Aug. 6, 2018) “Members of Congress expressed grave concern that the Federal Railroad Administration would allow the railroad to apply a lower safety standard to Mexican train crews than to U.S. train crews,” BLET President Pierce said. “Our members are held to the highest standard while crews coming in from Mexico are essentially given a break in terms of certification, testing, and operating experience.”
Despite Today’s Court-Ordered Deadline, More Than 900 Migrant Children Remain Separated from Parents
(Democracy Now!, July 26, 2018) Of the families with the more than 2,500 children forcibly separated from their parents, most were seeking asylum from violence in their home countries of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. Immigration lawyer: "[T]he process ... is that you go through what’s called a credible fear interview [where] you need to demonstrate that there’s a 10 percent possibility, that you’re going to be persecuted ... [T]here did seem to be, in Port Isabel, ... a blanket negative across the board. And that was really shocking."