Friday, December 30, 2021 Senator Dianne FeinsteinUnited States Senate331 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 San Francisco OfficeOne Post Street, Suite 2450 San Francisco, CA 94104 RE: VOTING RIGHTS LEGISLATION and the filibuster Dear Senator Feinstein: The members of the Sonoma County Democratic Party write to you to express our grave concern about the […]
December 16, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Sonoma County Democratic Party fully supports our local, state and national public health officials in advocating for all to be vaccinated and receive follow-up boosters for COVID-19. The efficacy of vaccines has been scientifically verified and data collected globally has overwhelmingly shown that vaccinated populations are better protected […]
Whereas, it has been recommended by the Ad Hoc Committee on CDP Strategic Financial Planning that the Party must only accept contributions that are in harmony with the Party’s values; and Whereas, the Ad Hoc Committee has noted that over the past few years, a number of categories of donors have been designated as unacceptable […]
Whereas, an anonymous corporation based in Wyoming has recently submitted paperwork to the federal Surface Transportation Board objecting to the railbanking of the Great Redwood Trail line, saying they intend to purchase the railroad; and Whereas, it has been widely reported and corroborated that this secret corporation is intending to use the railroad to transport […]
WHEREAS the people of Rohnert Park, like all citizens in Sonoma County, deserve good, representative government and a living environment free from violence, harassment, hate speech and unwarranted personal attacks; and WHEREAS individuals in Rohnert Park in recent months have made threatening, racist attacks on members of their city council who happen to be people […]
WHEREAS the City Council of Rohnert Park, having passed Ordinance No. 954 banning the sale and use of fireworks in the city, has listened to the concerns of citizens on this issue, suspending the ordinance and placing a referendum on the matter to a vote of citizens in a Special Municipal Election on September 14, […]
July 11, 2021 Members of the Board of Supervisors, The Sonoma County Democratic Party calls on the Board of Supervisors to appeal the PERB ruling that would nullify substantive provisions of Measure P. Just seven months ago, nearly two-thirds of voters in our County voted to strengthen civilian oversight of the Sheriff’s Office. We cannot […]
The Sonoma County Democratic Party urges the Board of Supervisors and our local agencies, including Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District, to identify and refrain from supporting non-specific proposals that allow the cut of viable trees located further than 100 feet away from homes and structures, and to evaluate and to distinguish between true fire resilient efforts from inadvertent fueling of energy production by incentivizing the cutting of viable mature trees in our woodlands and forests.
Sonoma County Democratic Party will support local, state, and national initiatives or policies in support of the AAPI people whenever possible, and honors the diversity within the AAPI community by proudly recognizing each May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
Resolution Opposing the Recall of the Sonoma County District Attorney Whereas, the recall against District Attorney Jill Ravitch was filed in October 2020, less than one week after District Attorney Jill Ravitch publicly announced she would be retiring when her term expires at the end of 2022; and Whereas, the recall was filed by an […]
March 16, 2021 Honorable Ash Kalra California State AssemblyState Capitol, Room 2196Sacramento, CA 95814 RE: SUPPORT– AB 655 (Kalra) California Law Enforcement Accountability Reform Act (CLEAR Act) Dear Assemblymember Kalra: The Sonoma County Democratic Party is writing to support Assembly Bill (AB) 655, the CLEAR Act, a bill to combat the infiltration of extremists in […]
WHEREAS, currently, 3 million Californians have no health coverage, nearly one-third of all Californians who do have coverage reported delaying or skipping necessary health care over the last year due to cost, and the Covid-19 pandemic continues to ravage the state of California, disproportionately infecting and killing people of color and forcing millions of people […]
SB 271 allows voters to choose from a broader pool of candidates with diverse backgrounds, skills sets and greater accountability.