Lamorinda Democratic Club member Eartha Newsong has been reading the alarming stories about the impact of the state budget standoff on the people who serve the most vulnerable people in our community.

Instead of just letting it go with a shrug of resignation, Eartha got to work. She helped to draft a letter to the Governor and has gotten more than 150 people to sign the petition.

There is a great post about Eartha’s work now up on the Calitics blog. I urge you to click here to read more about Eartha’s effort to seek a sane solution to the state budget crisis.