San Ramon Valley Democratic Club's May 23 Meeting To Feature Assemblymember Joan Buchanan

The San Ramon Valley Democratic Club's Thursday, May 23, meeting will feature Assemblymember Joan Buchanan.

Governor Jerry Brown proposed a 2013-2014 Budget in January. After input from the Assembly and Senate and revised numbers, the “May Rewrite” has now been released. Assemblymember Joan Buchanan will discuss the main topics and the implications of the California Budget. With her breadth of knowledge and her ability to make complex concepts simple, Joan will give us a good understanding and the next steps we need to take.

Assemblymember Buchanan will also discuss a proposed financial path forward the  Assembly Democrats have created the "Blueprint for a Responsible Budget," a set of guidelines for lawmakers as we craft the state budget in time for the June 15 deadline.

The local speaker at this meeting will be John Mills, Future Candidate for the San Ramon City Council. 

John is a local Democrat who is planning to run in this fall’s election. He’s spent his career as staff to elected officials at the city, county, and state levels of government since 2000, most recently as the Chief of Staff since 2006 to Santa Clara County Supervisor Ken Yeager. His public service extends beyond his work life, including as a member of the First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission since 2008 and the Chair for Legislative Advocacy of the Country Club Elementary School PTA Board since 2011. John also has been involved with the City of San Ramon since 2006, serving on the City’s Economic Development and Housing Advisory Committees, and most recently as a member of the Parks and Community Services Commission.

The meeting will take place at the Crow Canyon Country Club, 711 Silver Lake Drive, in Danville. Social time at 6:15 p.m., dinner at 6:45 p.m., with the program at 7:15 p.m. Members and invited guests can enjoy the dinner and program for $25, non-members $30, presentation only is $5 (requested donation). Even if you opt to attend just the meeting, please join us at 6:15 pm to talk to socialize and have fun.

Please RSVP by Monday, May 20 to Jim Donnelly. Mail checks, made out to Jim Donnelly, to 373 Century Circle, Danville, CA 94526. For more information, visit the club's web site.

State Senator Mark DeSaulnier to Host One-On-One Meeting Opportunity in Alamo on Sat., April 20

State Senator Mark DeSaulnier will host a One-On-One Meeting opportunity in Alamo in Saturday, April 20, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Alamo Chamber of Commerce, 120 Alamo Plaza, Suite B, Alamo. 

Do you have an idea or need help with a state agency? Do you want to give your opinion about legislation impacting your community? Then here's an opportunity for a personal meeting with Senator DeSaulnier. No appointment is necessary.

Click here to see a flyer about this event.

Congressman George Miller to Host Town Hall Meetings in Lafayette and El Cerrito on Saturday, March 16

Congressman George Miller will host two Town Hall meetings on Saturday, March 16. The first will be from 9-10 a.m. at  the Acalanes High School cafeteria, 1200 Pleasant Hill Road, Lafayette. The second will be from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon at the Harding Elementary School auditorium, 420 Front Avenue, El Cerrito.

Please join Congressman Miller to hear from him directly about issues important to his constituents and the nation.

State Senator Mark DeSaulnier to Host One-On-One Meeting Opportunity in Orinda on March 16

State Senator Mark DeSaulnier will host a One-On-One Meeting opportunity at Orinda Intermedia School in Orinda in March 16 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Do you have an idea or need help with a state agency? Do you want to give your opinion about legislation impacting your community? Then here's an opportunity for a personal meeting with Senator DeSaulnier. No appointment is necessary.

Click here to review a pdf flyer about this event.