A new chapter begins for the Bell County Democrats! Please join us for our monthly meeting Saturday, April 16th, 12:30 at the Agri-Life building in Belton. We need your time, effort, and talent to grow our Party. Meet your fellow Democrats, volunteer to serve on a committee or as Precinct Chair, and commit to making a difference in Bell County!
After a 4-4 split decision, the United States Supreme Court left in place a lower court ruling allowing unions representing government employees to collect fees from workers who choose not to join, but still benefit from union efforts.
Texas Democratic Party Chairman Gilberto Hinojosa issued the following statement:
The 2016 BCTDW Scholarship applications have been released. The scholarship is open to any citizen of Bell County who will be attending college in the Fall of 2016. There will be five $500 scholarships. The aplication must be postmarked by April 15, 2016. If you or someone you know is interested, please contact email@example.com or access the application at the following link.
Notice is hereby given for canvassing the Democratic Primary Election Ballots at 1pm on Thursday March 10th at the tank, 550 E 2nd st, Belton Tx.
Chris Rosenberg, chairwoman of rhe Bell County Democrats wrote an excellent article about the ballot issues in the Bell County primary election and how to fix them. Burnt Orange Report published it today and you can read it here: http://www.burntorangereport.com/diary/31881/ballot-shortage-in-bell-county-the-... .
We encourage everyone to pre-register for the Bell County Democratic Party County Convention to be held on March 19th. Day of registration begins at 8am with the convention starting at 9am. Click the link below to preregister.
Pre-registering saves you time when signing in the day of the convention. Once you are pre-registered, the next step is to report to the credentials table, verify your information, and pick up your welcome bag.
The Stonewall Democrats Central Texas met on February 13th and made the following endorsements.
United States Representative CD 25 - Kathi Thomas
United States Representative CD 31 - Mike Clark
State Representative, District 54 - Sandra Blankenship
Bell County Justice of the Peace Pct 4 Place 1 - Dr. Claudia Brown
"We live in a time of extraordinary change – change that’s reshaping the way we live, the way we work, our planet and our place in the world. It’s change that promises amazing medical breakthroughs, but also economic disruptions that strain working families. It promises education for girls in the most remote villages, but also connects terrorists plotting an ocean away. It’s change that can broaden opportunity, or widen inequality. And whether we like it or not, the pace of this change will only accelerate.
Planned Parenthood cares about your health and want to make sure you know about the breast health services available at our health centers.
If you are a resident of McLennan, Milam, Falls, Bell, Bosque, or Coryell county, and schedule and receive your breast exam and mammogram by March 1, 2016, you may be eligble for a free breast screening covered by a generous grant from Susan G. Komen Central Texas.
Bell County Democratic Party Chair Marianne Miller reminds voters that photo identification is required for voting in person
“In Bell County we are working to make sure our voters understand the ID requirements and have all the information they need to cast their ballots," said Marianne Miller.
A voter will be required to show one of the following forms of photo identification at the polling location before the voter will be permitted to cast a vote: