Carbon Fee

Whereas, climate change is a grave and imminent danger to Wisconsin, the United States, and the entire human race and

Whereas, the scientific experts in this subject have come to a universal agreement that this change is driven primarily by human activity and the emission of carbon gases

Therefore, the La Crosse County Democratic Party endorses economic policy designed to decrease emissions and slow climate change, including but not limited to a fee on carbon.

Be it further resolved Carbon Fee Resolution to be sent to Representatives Doyle and Billings, State Senator Shilling, Congressman Kind, U.S. Senators Baldwin and Johnson, Mayor Kabat of La Crosse, and Chairwoman Johnson of the La Crosse County Board.

Submitted 5/15/2017 by Peter Gorski

Resolution in Support of Keith Ellison as Chair of the DNC

Whereas, since 2008, Democrats have lost 1,034 legislative seats and Republicans now control 3/5 of governorships, and

Whereas, we need a Democratic National Committee Chair who will rebuild local parties and grow new leaders, and

Whereas, Keith Ellison, candidate for DNC Chair, stated: “We must energize Democratic activists across the country and give them the tools to build the Party from the bottom up. Beyond a 50-state strategy, we need a 3,143-county strategy.” 
Therefore, be it Resolved that the La Crosse County Democratic Party encourages our Wisconsin DNC representatives to vote for Keith Ellison for Chair of the DNC.

Submitted 1/23/2017 by Monica Hofmann & Jessica Thill