MMPCDC Adopts Resolution, Calling on Virginia’s Governor to Affirm that Transgender Troops May Serve Openly in the Virginia National Guard, Virginia Air National Guard, and Virginia Defense Force, on July 17, 2019
RESOLUTION OF THE MANASSAS AND MANASSAS PARK CITIES DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE CALLING ON VIRGINIA’S GOVERNOR TO AFFIRM THAT TRANSGENDER TROOPS MAY SERVE OPENLY IN THE VIRGINIA NATIONAL GUARD, VIRGINIA AIR NATIONAL GUARD, AND VIRGINIA DEFENSE FORCE WHEREAS, on July 26, 2017, President Donald Trump announced via Twitter that the United States Government would implement a ban on transgender people from serving in the United States Armed Forces by reversing existing policy…Read more...
Tags:Civil Rights , Committee (MMPCDC) , LGBTQ Rights , Resolution
MMPCDC Adopts Resolution, in Support of Increased Energy Efficiency and a Rapid Transition to a Renewable Energy Economy, on March 20, 2019
RESOLUTION OF THE MANASSAS & MANASSAS PARK CITIES DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE IN SUPPORT OF INCREASED ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND A RAPID TRANSITION TO A RENEWABLE ENERGY ECONOMY WHEREAS, as global citizens, we all have a moral, economic, public health, and security imperative to act expeditiously and decisively to protect our fellow human beings, future generations, and our planetary ecosystems from the looming climate crisis caused by fossil fuel combustion; WHEREAS, we must…Read more...
Tags:Committee (MMPCDC) , Energy Efficiency , Renewable Energy , Resolution
MMPCDC Adopts Resolution, Supporting Ratification by the Commonwealth of Virginia of the Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution, on January 16, 2019
RESOLUTION OF THE MANASSAS AND MANASSAS PARK CITIES DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE IN SUPPORT OF RATIFICATION BY THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA OF THE EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION WHEREAS, the United States Constitution does not explicitly guarantee equal rights and equal protection for the sexes; and WHEREAS, for 47 years, the Commonwealth of Virginia State Constitution has protected Virginians from discrimination by the Commonwealth on the basis of sex;…Read more...
Tags:Committee (MMPCDC) , Equal Rights Amendment , Resolution , Womens' Issues
MMPCDC Adopts Resolution, Supporting the Rights of All Eligible Workers to Unionize and Bargain for Fair Contracts, on August 15, 2018
RESOLUTION OF THE MANASSAS & MANASSAS PARK CITIES DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE CALLING ALL TO RESPECT THE RIGHTS OF WORKERS WHEREAS the Manassas & Manassas Park Cities Democratic Committee believes strongly in the dignity of all people–regardless of racial or ethnic heritage, national origin, immigration history, religious creed, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, income or wealth, or disability–and supports the rights and freedom of workers; and WHEREAS in 2016 the Manassas &…Read more...
Tags:Committee (MMPCDC) , Labor Unions , Resolution
MMPCDC Adopts Resolution to Preserve PRTC’s Manassas Omnilink Bus Service
RESOLUTION OF THE MANASSAS AND MANASSAS PARK CITIES DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE FOR THE PRESERVATION OF MANASSAS OMNILINK BUS SERVICE Whereas half of all Manassas Omnilink trips, according to PRTC data, are commutes to work; whereas bus transit benefits and attracts the businesses that employ these bus commuters by helping to ensure a stable, reliable work force; whereas the Omnilink service brings more customers to our local businesses; and whereas many jobs…Read more...