Happening in Grayson County

Video of our fabulous Democrats on Parade in Sherman!
Video of fabulously frozen Democrats in the Denison parade!
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Senate Republicans passed their disastrous tax bill.
They voted to raise taxes on working families and cause millions of Americans to lose their health insurance — all to pay for massive tax breaks for the ultra-wealthy.
Every single Senate Democrat voted against this bill. But Senate Republicans put their Wall Street mega-donors before working Americans.

The best way for us to fight back: replace Republicans in 2018.
Contribute right now to respond to the vote and prove you’re ready to defeat the GOP in 2018. For a limited time, all donations will be matched 2-to-1 by a generous local donor.

Thank you!
Team GCDP
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Holiday Social, Dec 30 at 903 Brewery in Sherman
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For a list of actions and events, check out the Actions tab in the Header menu.
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Attention Precinct Chairs and other candidates:
If you haven’t already done so, you may turn in your application to Glenn Melancon, GCDP Chair. The deadline for applications is Monday, December 11, 2017 at 6:00 PM. You may present your application to Glenn up until the deadline. 
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Monday actions. [Suspended until January; enjoy the holidays – Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, New Years- celebrate them all with love!] On Mondays, we will be organizing voters in Grayson County to generate support for Democratic candidates. The actions will start at 6 pm and end around 8:00. For location, please email info@graysondemocrats.org.
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Grayson County Democratic Party meeting, January 25, 2018
at Grandy’s. Wheelchair accessible. MAP
5:30 visit and dine, 6:00 meeting. New friends always welcome!
No meeting in December. Merry Christmas! See you January 25, 2018.
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Please join the Democratic Women of Grayson County for Kaffee Klatsch on the second Saturday of each month, Panera Bread from 9:00-10:30 am.
The Kaffee Klatsch is a a come and go meet and greet. Purchase your favorite brew then join us for an informal conversation and make new friends. The Kaffee Klatch is a monthly event, held on second Saturdays.
No klatch in Dec.
Mark your 2018 calendars: Jan 13, Feb 10 and March 10, 2018

If you have an announcement you would like added to this list, please notify Barb Rush by emailing the event to info@graysondemocrats.org. Thanks!

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Grayson County Democratic Party meeting, Nov 30, 2017
Due to Thanksgiving, we’ll meet the 5th Thursday in November,
at Grandy’s. Wheelchair accessible. MAP
5:30 visit and dine, 6:00 meeting. New friends always welcome!
Bring cash or a check if you can, to donate for our food drive. For more info…
No meeting in December. Merry Christmas! See you January 25, 2018.
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Gerrymandering: What Can We Do? Find out Wednesday, November 29 from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM at Venue Off the Square, 223 S. Travis Street, Sherman, Texas 75090. Hosted by Lindy Olsen, Indivisible Sherman. https://www.facebook.com/events/297634480726718/
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V O T E  Nov 7!
Polling locations open until 7 pm. Click here for complete list.
Information on Texas amendments to the state constitution
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Let People Vote, Sunday October 1, 6:00, Grandy’s
https://go.peoplepower.org/event/voting_rights/9820

Lander Bethel presents a Democrat’s view of health care in 30 seconds.
Rep. Ratcliffe, who is up for re-election in 2018, was absent from the July Town Hall .

Call Senator John Cornyn at (202) 224-2934 and Senator Ted Cruz at (202) 224-5922. Tell them “Shame on you” for voting for the Republican healthcare bills. 
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CALL 1-844-332-8404 TODAY and tell your Texas Senator to vote NO on SB 7, a bill that unfairly targets public employees and eliminates their ability to pay union dues through the simplest method, payroll deduction. Details here.
Texas Senate Dist. 30, call Senator Craig Estes: 512-463-0130.

Join Indivisible Sherman for schedule and more information on the Texas legislature’s special session, currently in progress.
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View Tax March reports and note from Jan Fletcher
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What’s at Stake? Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid & the Affordable Care Act: How to fight back and have your voice heard. Watch Glenn Melancon’s information-packed presentation to DWGC.
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People’s Climate March, April 29, 11:00 to 1:00, Sherman Courthouse


Protest on the 100th day of the Trump presidency. This is about half of us, who arrived early. No rain. No hail. No severe weather. Great enthusiasm in support of of a healthy climate. The people have the power!

Herald Democrat Climate March article, April 30, 2017
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Protest at the Grayson County Courthouse Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday afternoon from 5-6, May 8, 9, and 10. Please bring your pro-ACA signs.
Details on Actions page.
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June 3, March for Truth: Grayson County Courthouse, 10-11:30 AM
Details on Actions page.
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Thursday, July 6, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Rep Ratcliffe Town Hall
Grayson County Courthouse, East Courtroom, 2nd floor
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Crockett St and Lamar St ground floor doors will be open.
We are inviting Radcliffe, but will hold the event whether he appears or not. Grayson, Fannin & Delta Counties invited. Come learn about current Washington DC issues and ask questions.