This feature is intended to keep our readers up-to-speed with key legislation moving through the Ohio State House. Note: Details on legislation change regularly. For the latest information on all legislation, including current status, schedules, how specific legislators vote and more, go to: https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/ Budget Update The House finished its initial work on the State Operating […]
The Delaware County Democratic Party has announced the awarding of two $500 college scholarships to area high school students. Each application was evaluated on the basis of academic standing, extracurricular activities, community service, political activity, and career goals. The first-place applicant is Zainah Samer Yousef, who ranks first among all seniors at Olentangy Berlin High School and […]
Recently, four of our DelaDems testified at the Ohio Statehouse to comment on bills that are currently making their way through the legislature. In addition to Mary Kate Pembroke and David Carpenter, who shared their thoughts with us on the experience and the process of providing testimony, Valerie Cumming, Westerville City Council member and Andrea Yagoda testified on HB178 (concealed carry with […]
This issue’s Member Spotlight is focused on Mark and Amy White-Predieri Tell us a little bit about yourself — Where are you from? Mark – I grew up in Willard, Ohio. Went to Defiance College in Education and then earned a master’s degree in School Counseling from Bowling Green State University. My first counseling job was in […]
There are numerous organizations and associations working towards democracy and fair elections in Delaware County. We are lucky in the expertise and involvement of our activists. One of the most interesting types of activities that has found renewed enthusiasm since the 2016 election are neighborhood discussion groups. These are gatherings that provide opportunities for people […]
Candidate for Powell City Council HeatherKarr.com As an advocate, teacher, and mother of two, I believe deeply in the value of service. I live in Powell with my husband David and our children Hannah and Nate. I love this community and when you love something, you fight for it. That’s why I’m running for Powell […]
Recent DelaDems in the News include: Melanie Farkas, Brian Jaffe, Virginia Yoder, Albert Gabel, Mindy Hedges,
Marianne Gabel, Richard Bradley. Letters to the Editor, Media mentions, Interviews, click here:
March 29, 2019 – My passion for environmental issues started in 1970 when Ralph Nader spoke at a presentation when I was at Ohio State.
I raised my kids in Marysville and lived there 23 years. During that time I became involved in a number of local issues. I also served two terms as a township trustee.
March 29, 2019 – We had a great turn-out for our private screening/fundraiser of “On the Basis of Sex”. The movie is about the rise of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg through the male-dominated legal profession of the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s, from law school on up. The film focuses on a pivotal tax law case she argued that changed how federal laws were written with regard to
March 29, 2019 – Why is this bill important? The nonpartisan group Citizens’ Climate Lobby (author of the article, Marianne Gabel, is a member along with at least three other DCDP Executive Committee members) has been working to get a “carbon fee and dividend” bill into Congress for ten years. Support for this bill is critical, given the short time that we have for slowing global warming to a livable level for the earth.