April 12 Followup: Legislative Session of 2017
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly!
Thanks to Senator Morgan McGarvey
, Representative Reginald Meeks
,Representative McKenzie Cantrell
, and Representative Jeff Donahue
for answering our questions about the legislative session and what’s next. If you missed it, you can view it here: Part 1
; Part 2
On Thursday, April 20, at 12:00, the Metro Dems will host a lunch with Representative Attica Scott, at the Bristol Bar & Grill Downtown. The lunch will focus on give us an update of the session, answer questions about a special session and what activism she needs to help her. Please RSVP by April 14 to ensure space. Click here to RSVP. Lunch at own expense.
Metro Dems April Luncheon
Tuesday, April 20
The Bristol, 614 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202
Please note the new date.
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Metro Dems May
Mark your calendar for our next meeting. Details to come!
Metro Dems May Meeting
Wednesday, May 10
IBEW Hall, 4315 Preston Highway
Doors open at 6:00 PM — Program begins at 6:30 PM
Saturday, April 15 – 9:00 to 10:00 at South Central/Okolona Library, 7709 Preston Hwy, 40219 – Cafe LOUIE will meet at the South Central/Okolona Library for a community forum with Representative Al Gentry, Representative Jim Wayne, and Councilmember Vicki Aubrey Welch. Details here.
Saturday, April 15 – 12:00 to 1:30 at 600 Dr Martin Luther King Pl, 40202 – Tax March – Louisville will rally to support progressive taxation and tax transparency from Pres. Trump and Gov. Bevin, who both have refused disclose their tax returns and their conflicts of interest. Details here.
Tuesday, April 18 – 7:00 to 9:00 at the Louisville Palace, 625 S 4th St, 40202 – Senator Bernie Sanders and DNC Chairman Tom Perez will hold the Kentucky leg of the Come Together and Fight Back Tour. Doors open at 5:30, and expect heavy attendance, so come early. Admission is first come, first served.
Thursday, April 20 – 12:00 to 1:00 – Metro Dems monthly downtown lunch. Details above.
Saturday, April 22 – 9:00 to 10:00 at St. Matthews-Eline Branch Library, 3940 Grandview Ave, 40207 – Cafe LOUIE will meet at the Iroquois Library for a community forum with Senator Julie Raque Adams, Representative Attica Scott, Councilmember Bill Hollander, Councilmember Brent Ackerson (tentative), and Councilmember Angela Leet. Details here.
Saturday, April 29 – 9:00 to 10:00 at Westport Library, 8100 Westport Rd, 40222 – Cafe LOUIE will meet at the Iroquois Library for a community forum with Senator Julie Raque Adams, and Councilmember Angela Leet. Details here.
Saturday, April 29 – 2:00 to 3:00 at UPike Benefactor’s Plaza, Pikeville, KY 41501 – Join Pikeville Rally for Equality & American Values to stand up for peace, diversity, and love and to stand AGAINST Neo-Nazis and everything they represent. This event is open to people of every race, religion, orientation and class. Details here.