Lobbyist takes a dive into education legislation State legislators have their eyes on education. And in many cases, not in a good way. Janelle Rivers, the League of Women Voters of South Carolina’s education advocacy specialist/lobbyist, will be our guest speaker on February 13. Dr.
By Laura HaightPresident, DWGC “We’ve got serious problems and we need serious people to solve them.”– Michael Douglas in The American President This cultural meme is no less accurate because of its source. We do have serious problems and, it seems, little interest among the Republican majority
By Billy Webster At 11:32 pm on Jan. 6, 2020 — nine hours after the initial wave of protestors stormed the Capitol — Congress reconvened to certify the electors and affirm the results of the presidential election. Despite the violence that had caused him to lock himself and his staff in his
We thank all our friends who have contributed to the GCDP between July 19 and October 4. Contributions may have been made to the general fund, core messaging, or the 2020 Vision campaign. Recurring contributions Leila Aziz, Judith Bainbridge, Phil Beckwith, Tina Belge, Kathleen Bitsura,
Election Day in Greenville County’s municipalities and many special purpose districts is Tuesday, November 2, 2021. We encourage every eligible voter to vote – regardless of political affiliation or candidate choice – because voting is the essence of an enduring democracy.
By Elias ‘Eli’ ValentinGCDP. Chair We often talk about the power of precincts and the need for Democrats to organize in their own communities. As we continue to build the necessary infrastructure we know we need as a Democratic party, we need YOUR support in this critical effort.
By Mike Roosevelt As the 2021 legislative session began in January, Republicans in the South Carolina statehouse faced a dilemma: Should they use their large majorities in both the Senate (30-16) and House (81-43) to pass unpopular bills that return the state to the late 19th century, or go
Georgia was the canary-in-the-coal-mine for voting suppression. Pressuring major corporations and organizations like the NCAA and MLB have yielded results, but it is too late to change the situation in Georgia. Still it seems corporate pressure could be an effective tool, especially in states
You may want to start by contacting top brass at your own company, but if you want to go high, here are the names of top officials at Carlos Phillips, President, Greenville Chamber of Commerce. Will Whitley, Michelin, Director, Community and State and Local Government Affairs. Max Metcalf, BMW,
We want to thank all our donors for January for their commitment to strengthening our Party. Be part of turning SC Blue. Recurring Donors Leila Aziz, Phil Beckwith, Christina Belge, Kathleen Bitsura, Ruth Burley, David Cross, Cynthia Gibson, Cindy Henry, John Hester, Woodrow Hill, Kinard