C Ford

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Name: Connie Ford
Date registered: February 9, 2017
URL: http://www.santamariademocrats.info

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  1. Small town, low income Santa Maria pays city staff top dollar, receives unfavorable grand jury report. — July 18, 2017
  2. City of Santa Maria received unfavorable grand jury report 2017. — July 18, 2017
  3. Santa Maria Mayor Alice Patino is not on the list. 279 US Climate Mayors commit to adopt, honor and uphold Paris Climate Agreement goals — July 16, 2017
  4. NORTH COUNTY COALITION Indivisible meetings NEW LOCATION, Mondays, 5:30 pm, Next meeting Monday, August 7, 2017 — July 14, 2017
  5. The environment isn’t a political issue. It is a survival issue. — July 13, 2017

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  1. NORTH COUNTY COALITION Indivisible meetings NEW LOCATION, Mondays, 5:30 pm, Next meeting Monday, August 7, 2017 — 2 comments

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Jul 18

Small town, low income Santa Maria pays city staff top dollar, receives unfavorable grand jury report.

As of 2015, 30.4% of Santa Maria residents were living below the federal poverty line of about $24,000 year. Santa Maria City Manager salary exceeds $376,000 including benefits.  30 other city salaries exceed $200,000. http://transparentcalifornia.com/salaries/santa-maria/ Statistics in an article in the Santa Maria Times, February 24, 2017: As of 2015, 30.4% of Santa Maria residents …

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Jul 18

City of Santa Maria received unfavorable grand jury report 2017.

Community sentiments…….”If you don’t have a seat at the table, you are probably on the menu.”  The City isn’t listening as groups ask to be heard.   City of Santa Maria found to be unresponsive to the community in grand jury report. Santa Maria Times article:  The grand jury’s concerns include its belief that the …

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Jul 16

Santa Maria Mayor Alice Patino is not on the list. 279 US Climate Mayors commit to adopt, honor and uphold Paris Climate Agreement goals

Santa Maria Mayor Alice Patino is not on the list. U.S. Climate Mayors: We will continue to lead. We are increasing investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency. We will buy and create more demand for electric cars and trucks. We will increase our efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions, create a clean energy economy, …

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Jul 14

NORTH COUNTY COALITION Indivisible meetings NEW LOCATION, Mondays, 5:30 pm, Next meeting Monday, August 7, 2017

NOTE:  The July 31st meeting has been cancelled.  Next Meeting will be on August 7th, then August 21st. JOIN OTHER ACTIVISTS in Santa Maria every two weeks on Mondays at 5:30pm at NEW LOCATION at 120 E. Jones Street, Santa Maria, 93454. SEE CALENDAR FOR ALL MEETING DATES. Discussions on organizing future rallies and events. …

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Jul 13

The environment isn’t a political issue. It is a survival issue.

Planet Earth is planet “A.”  There is no planet “B,”  We live on the Mother Ship.  If we humans, as caretakers, protect our planet, it will continue to give and sustain life. If we don’t, it will take life. To deny that we humans have no effect, or that we can’t make changes that will limit damage, …

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Jul 05

Wipe those smiles off their faces in 2018. They showed their true colors of greed and heartlessness.

EVEN THE SENATE DEFEATED THE TRUMP REPEAL AND REPLACE BILL, BUT NOT THESE REPRESENTATIVES.  HELP DEFEAT THEM AT THE POLLS IN 2018. Donate as little as $1 to fund their opponents in 2018. https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/dkendorses2018dems?refcode=20170504fsdemslate Photos of Trump and Republican U.S. House of Representatives celebrating their passage of the health bill that will throw tens of …

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Jul 04

AAMC Discussion on Senate Health Bill

  The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is a not-for-profit organization based in Washington, DC and established in 1876. Without coverage, people often delay getting the care they need, turning a manageable condition into a dangerous and costly emergency. When Congress began considering health care reform, including reforms to Medicaid, the AAMC outlined three key principles …

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Jul 03

Failure to decimate health care won’t stop this 13 white male Republican Senate panel to continue secret negotiations. Fax them.

They don’t have the votes for now.  Time to be alert for back room negotiations. The 13 Republicans on the Senatorial panel of all white men that wants to decide what will be the fate of health care for Americans.  Fax (free) them and tell them not to pass Trumpcare.  (See link below)  Stop the …

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Jul 02

FIX-IT Healthcare at the Tipping Point

A powerful documentary that reaches across the political and ideological divide. It makes the case for business leaders support for major healthcare reform. The film was two years in the making, with more than forty voices advocating for reform, including: activists, health policy experts, economists, physicians, nurses, patients, business and labor leaders.This documentary takes an …

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Jul 01

Big Lies about CA Single Payer Healthcare begins.

KNOW THE FACTS! As the Single-payer bill heads to the state Assembly, big pharma wants to discourage us with this….SACRAMENTO — As a legislative deadline loomed, California senators Thursday — in some cases, reluctantly — voted to pass a $400 billion plan to create a government-run health care system without a way to pay for …

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Jul 01

CALIFORNIA MUST PROTECT HEALTHCARE. SUPPORT SB562, CA HEALTH CARE FOR ALL

California can’t count on congress to assist Americans with affordable insurance.  We must take steps to provide coverage to those who will need it and whose lives depend upon health care.  The CA Senate has passed SB562, now the CA Assembly must pass it.   CALL Speaker of the Assembly Anthony Rendon (AD 62): (916) …

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Jul 01

People living in poverty are registered, but don’t vote.

Study: Polarization and Gridlock Work Well for Rich Americans Data collected by the Pew Research Center in 2014 found that only half of the least financially secure Americans are registered to vote, and only one-fifth planned to cast a ballot in that year’s midterm election. These voters also didn’t follow politics very closely — only …

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Jun 22

Trump signed away your internet privacy. A California legislator wants to give it back.

  Call CA (R) Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham Phone: (805) 549-3381 SLO.  Vote YES on AB 375 introduced by CA (D) Assemblyman Ed Chau. AT&T, Comcast and other internet service providers can continue to track every search you make and website you visit and sell that information to the highest bidder, under legislation recently signed by …

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Jun 08

CALL ASSEMBLYMAN CUNNINGHAM. Fight Dark Money.

Give the California DISCLOSE Act a vote! Last Wednesday, June 11, over 150 people from all around the state rallied and lobbied their legislators to demand that the California legislature give AB 14, the California DISCLOSE Act, its promised vote to stop secret money in politics. Chants rang out loud and clear across the Capitol …

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Attention Activists!! Go to our GET INVOLVED! RESIST!! tab and sign petitions, sign up for texts, write letters to media, be informed.

  http://www.santamariademocrats.info/call-to-action/  

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