Tell Congress to Act: Refugees Are Welcome Here

On Jan. 3, 2019, “Do Your Job” rallies, marches, and protests were held in cities and towns across the country. It was the first day of the new Congress and voters had a message to deliver. In Greenville, one of the speakers was Furman professor Melinda Menzer, who addressed the

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Medicaid work requirement endangers the most vulnerable

By Laura Haight Following through on an idea they first floated in April of 2018, South Carolina officials are proposing a job requirement as a prerequisite for Medicaid. The proposed rule change would require that clients prove they are working at least 80 hours per month or participating in

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The rubber hits the road

It’s time for all good Dems to come to the aid of their party Dear Democrats, Midterm campaign season is in full swing and optimism is high! Did you see that an August Garin-Hart-Yang poll showed our gubernatorial candidate, James Smith, “narrowly trailing” his incumbent opponent by only four

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Meet Jalen Elrod

Jalen Elrod is the first vice chair of the Greenville County Democratic Party and president of the Young Democrats of Greenville County. This is the second in a series of articles to get to know more about the party leaders and key volunteers.

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Now the real work begins

Fellow Democrats, Are you amped up for Democratic victories in November?   The promising results of the June 12 primary election give us reason to be more optimistic than we have been in a while.  Locally, the blue wave in Greenville County doesn’t have to be a complete bomb (“massive” in

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We have talked about the Blue Wave, now we start it

Read this post in Spanish By Kate Franch, Chair, Greenville County Democratic Party Fellow Democrats, Thank you to the GCDP delegates and alternates who attended the SCDP State Convention in Columbia last month.  A rousing day was spent hearing from candidates from across the state and

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Hemos hablado sobre Blue Wave; ahora lo comenzamos

Read this post in English By Kate Franch Chair, Greenville County Democratic Party Compañeros demócratas, Quiero decir gracias a todos que iban a la convención estatal el mes pasado. Pasamos el dia escuchando los candidatos de todas las partes del estado y haciendo decisiones para preparar el

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