Open Enrollment Healthcare Insurance for 2016

Nov 11, 2015 No Comments ››

Time is running out to consider your healthcare insurance options for 2016 - unless you are insured through your employer or obtain health insurance directly through an insurance provider. Get more information or begin your application at Here are some important dates to remember: December 15, 2015: Last day to enroll in or change plans for new coverage ...

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How To Become A Delegate to the National Convention

Oct 10, 2015 No Comments ››

How to Serve as a Texas Delegate to the 2016 Democratic National Convention Step One: Register to attend your county or senate district convention with the Texas Democratic Party. Registration is now open online at: Step Two: Vote in the March 1, 2016 Democratic Primary. If a person does not vote in the primary, they must sign an affidavit ...

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2015 Summer Fundraiser

Jul 13, 2015 No Comments ››

Thanks to Texas Chair Gilberto Hinojosa for being our special guest at this annual fundraiser.  Everyone had a good time under the lovely trees of Marsha & Lindsay's backyard.

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Chili Fundraiser

Feb 2, 2015 No Comments ››

The Denton County Democratic Fundraiser is just one of the ways our local Democrats get together to have some fun, meet new people and chow down on the most Texas of Cuisine: Chili, what else? This year the Annual Fundraiser was held at the Denton Visual Arts Center and was attended by approximately 100 people. ...

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Buh-bye Rick

Jan 20, 2015 No Comments ››

But seriously folks. It appears that former Texas Governor Rick Perry is considering a run for the White House ... another one. And, given his record in Texas: an education system that ranks near the bottom among all states; most uninsured population; highest number of minimum-wage jobs; an increase of Texans living in poverty, and a preference for putting special ...

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New Two-Step, One Sticker

Jan 15, 2015 No Comments ››

Beginning March 1, 2015, vehicles will no longer be issued a separate inspection sticker and a separate registration sticker.  Instead the registration sticker will serve as combined proof of inspection and registration.  You will be able to renew your car registration after first passing an inspection. Check out the facts and be prepared! Learn all about it ...

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Weekly Update

Nov 6, 2014 No Comments ››

They say that defeat is only opportunity for victory down the road. So, forward we go towards 2016! Last night's election returns were brutal. No one denies how bad it was nationwide, but locally it seemed much more personal. Even so, we go forward.But first, we must commend our candidates - Emy, Lisa, Daniel, Patrick, David and ...

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Stonewall Democrats of Denton County

We Don’t Need Fixin’!

Jun 12, 2014 No Comments ››

The Texas Republican Party has lead the assault on LGBTQ individuals and families. Their war continues today as the state Republican convention voted to approve a platform that includes "reparative therapy" to change what is wrong with us. I've got news for the GOP. We don't need fixin'! Our Democratic nominee for Governor, Wendy Davis, has ...

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Fortune cookie

Price Too Great to End Obamacare

Nov 15, 2013 No Comments ››

The fortune in my cookie this week read, “It is much easier to be critical than to be correct.” How true for the Monday morning quarterbacking Republicans who continue the outrageous lies about the Affordable Care Act - ObamaCare. Constructive criticism can be useful, but working toward failure without first offering viable improvements blurs the line ...

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Off with Her Hair!

May 11, 2013 No Comments ››

This is a story of anger, embarrassment and challenge; so settle back and relax while you read it; then at the end, grab your checkbook or your credit card. Here is where it begins.  I have a part-time job working for Phyllis Wolper, the Real Estate Professional (I love the work and have a great boss).  ...

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GOP Shame Gang

Apr 24, 2013 No Comments ››

On April 10th the Texas State Senate passed Senate Bill 11 unanimously. This bill, written by State Senator Jane Nelson, institutes drug testing for TANF recipients. TANF, or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, is an assistance program that distributes a monthly stipend determined by family size and income. As usual, the GOP is concerned that the ...

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West Inferno Could Waltz Across Texas

Apr 24, 2013 No Comments ››

First, we want to send our condolences and prayers towards those in West, Texas, in light of last week's tragic events. But, second, we should honor those citizens who lost their lives. With the lax regulation in Texas, it could happen anywhere. Highly dangerous chemicals and explosive conditions exist all across the state through a devil's agreement ...

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An empty governmental chamber in Texas

Pigs, Lipstick, and Vouchers

Mar 11, 2013 No Comments ››

As the battle to properly fund public education in Texas rages on, we are beginning see a common weft running through the rough weave of our state legislature. During the last session, Republicans gleefully cut billions of dollars from a Texas public education system that had already been traditionally underfunded. In a piece titled “Of Course ...

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Birth Announcement for House District Clubs

Birth of Democratic House District Clubs

Feb 28, 2013 No Comments ››

Over the last month, Democratic House District Clubs have been born - HD 63, HD 64, HD 65 and HD 106 - to form the grassroots outreach of the DCDP throughout Denton County. As with all new arrivals, there are many specialized things needed in order to help the HDs grow and thrive - so the DCDP ...

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Gun Violence

Guns in the Wrong Hands

Jan 2, 2013 No Comments ››

From Mayors Against Illegal Guns to conservative media mogul Rupert Murdock, heartsick Americans are once again demanding the regulation of automatic and semi-automatic weapons with high capacity clips and magazines. And once again, we will hear the gun rights lobbyist's rhetoric that "guns don't kill people, people kill people." Enough is enough. The massacres in Newtown, Aurora, Milwaukee ...

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Donkeys Defend Change

Sep 11, 2012 No Comments ››

Our mascots are working hard to defend change and they are so good looking that we are keeping them on the website.

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Now It’s Your Turn

Sep 11, 2012 No Comments ››

Great speeches like those of San Antonio Mayor Juilian Castro, Elizabeth Warren, First Lady Michelle Obama, and former President Bill Clinton culminated in an overwhelming response to President Obama's acceptance speech this past week. Three watch parties in Denton County, hosted by DCDP members, packed the house and folks are calling our office to volunteer in ...

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When Texas Wins in Court, Women Lose

Aug 30, 2012 No Comments ››

Uninsured women lose in Texas as the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rules that Texas can discontinue funds to Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood is an important organization that provides vital screening, family planning, and other health care services primarily to uninsured middle class and poor women. These women normally have no other resources for needed health ...

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Old textbooks lined up in a row, with a symbolic imprint of Texas stamped across the spines.

Is Truth Dead?

Jul 20, 2012 1 Comment ››

It’s not enough to claim to “support” education in Texas. We must put up an unprecedented effort to elect people who will fight for education. -Mary Brown, Candidate for State Representative in District 64 (Denton) [caption id="attachment_1442" align="alignright" width="300"] Image from under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) license.[/caption] For the past several years, ...

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President Barack Obama, in a dark suit and blue tie, signs a health care bill on a desk. He is surrounded by a diverse group of lawmakers and citizens.

One More Step Forward

Jun 28, 2012 1 Comment ››

Never put all your eggs in one basket. If Texas Republicans didn't learn that today, they will in November. Earlier today, the United States Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama's health care reform bill passed in 2010. After investing so much of their time (and our ...

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