Could Polk County Democrats successful grassroots neighborhood groups be a model for Party Building?

Posted by on Jul 20, 2016 in Elections | 0 comments

  South Side Democrats primary forum   Could Polk County Democrats successful grassroots neighborhood groups be a model for Party Building? By Rick Smith Following the 2014 election, Polk County Democrats began to grow the number of neighborhood groups within Polk County. Their vision is to develop a permanent core of local activists centered on geographic areas within the county. There has been a long history of local Democratic...

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Raise the Minimum Wage: Support our Democratic Polk County Supervisors

Posted by on Jul 12, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Raise the Minimum Wage: Support our Democratic Polk County Supervisors By Rick Smith Our three Democratic Supervisors, Tom Hockensmith, Angela Connolly and John Mauro are courageously advocating to raise the minimum wage in Polk County. Their minimum wage task force has had two meetings and there is a growing consensus that their members can reach common ground for an increase. Hockensmith shared an informal survey with cities within Polk...

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