Our Resolutions

    These are resolutions that have been approved by the members of the 34 District Democrats. Resolutions are voted on during our monthly meetings. Check the calendar to see when the next meeting is!

    If you have a resolution that you’d like to propose to the membership, please email it to chair@34dems.org and bring printed copies of it to an Executive Board meeting for approval by the Board.

    PROPOSED: Resolution Declaring and Responding to a Climate Emergency

    Resolution will be proposed by the Executive Board for adoption at the meeting of the membership on October 12, 2022.  Resolution Declaring and Responding to a Climate Emergency  Whereas in […]

    Local Journalism Sustainability Act 

    Adopted by the membership at the August 10, 2022 meeting. A Resolution Calling for Passage of the Local Journalism Sustainability Act  Whereas the first amendment of the United States Constitution […]

    Resolution in Support of the Keep Our Care Act

    Adopted by the membership on May 11, 2022 at the monthly membership meeting. Resolution in Support of the Keep Our Care Act  WHEREAS, mergers and acquisitions between health care entities, […]

    Gondola Resolution

    Adopted by the membership at the May 11, 2022 meeting. A Resolution Stating the 34th Democratic Legislative District’s Preferred Alternative for a West Seattle Extension and Calling for a New […]

    Medicare Resolution

    Adopted by the membership on April 13, 2022 at the monthly membership meeting. Whereas, Medicare has been our national health care system for seniors and the disabled in the United […]

    Resolution in Support of 2022 Climate Bills

    Adopted by the membership on February 9, 2022 at the monthly membership meeting. Resolution in Support of Climate Bills Pending in the 2022 Washington State Legislature Whereas, our planet is warming […]

    Resolution Regarding Non-discriminatory, Medically Comprehensive Healthcare in Washington State

    Adopted by the membership at the January 12, 2022 meeting. Whereas, many regions in Washington State have limited health care access; that is, with perhaps only one clinic and/or one […]

    Resolution on Recovery of Endangered Salmon, Steelhead and Southern Resident Orcas

    Adopted at the November 10, 2021 meeting of the membership. WHEREAS, between 1991 and 1999, thirteen stocks of Columbia/Snake River salmon and steelhead were listed as threatened or endangered under […]

    Resolution in Support of a SELECT COMMITTEE FOR CLIMATE in the Seattle City Council

    Approved by the membership at the 9/8/21 membership meeting. Resolution in Support of a SELECT COMMITTEE FOR CLIMATE in the Seattle City Council Whereas, 70% of greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) […]

    Resolution Supporting Whole Washington Health Trust 

    Approved by the membership at the 9/8/21 meeting. PROPOSED Resolution Supporting Whole Washington Health Trust  WHEREAS Article 25 of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights sets forth that […]

    Resolution in Support of the Protecting the Right to Organize (“PRO”) Act

    Adopted by the membership at the August 11th, 2021 membership meeting. Whereas history shows that increased unionization has the power to dramatically decrease economic inequality and build broadly shared prosperity; […]

    Resolution on Sustainable Mobility

    Adopted at the August 11th, 2021 membership meeting. WHEREAS Washington State, and in fact the whole country, is in the midst of a climate crisis, a housing crisis, and a […]

    Resolution in Support of Eliminating the Senate Filibuster

    Adopted by the general membership at the July 14, 2021 membership meeting. Resolution in Support of Eliminating the Senate Filibuster WHEREAS The the authors of the United States Constitution intended […]

    Resolution Urging Congress to Enact National Infrastructure Bank Legislation

    Adopted by the membership on July 14, 2021. Resolution Urging Congress to Enact National Infrastructure Bank Legislation To Memorialize The United States Congress To Enact H.R. 3339 Or Similar Legislation To […]

    Resolution urging Governor Inslee to Sign “EQUITY NOW!” Executive Order

    Adopted by the general membership on June 9, 2021. Resolution urging Governor Inslee to Sign “EQUITY NOW!” EXECUTIVE ORDER  WHEREAS in 1998, Washington voters passed Initiative 200 (I-200) which clearly […]

    Resolution to Act Now on Anti-Asian Violence

    This resolution was adopted by the membership on May 12, 2021. Resolution to Act Now on Anti-Asian Violence WHEREAS former President Trump, since the very beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

    Resolution Calling for the King County Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation  Task Force of the Executive Branch to Adopt a Gender Transition Policy for Employees

    Will be reviewed at the April 14, 2021 membership meeting. Board recommends do pass. PROPOSED Resolution Calling for the King County Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation  Task Force of the […]

    Appointing a BIPOC Director to the City of Seattle’s Office of Arts & Culture

    Approved at the March 10, 2021 membership meeting. Appointing a BIPOC Director to the City of Seattle’s Office of Arts & Culture Whereas, in 2021, Seattle will celebrate 50 years […]

    Call for the Resignation of Mike Solan, Seattle Police Officers Guild (SPOG) President

    Approved by the Membership on February 10, 2021. Resolution Calling for the Resignation of Mike Solan, Seattle Police Officers Guild (SPOG) President WHEREAS the Democratic Party is a progressive party, […]

    Renaming Maury Island

    Approved at the November 9, 2020 membership meeting. Resolution to Remove the Name Maury from Maury Island and Vashon-Maury Island Whereas, the 34th Legislative District jurisdiction contains Maury Island, named […]

    Black Lives Matter Movement

    Membership approved with one amendment at the September 9 general membership meeting.  Resolution on the Black Lives Matter Movement Whereas, this body acknowledges that racism is defined as the patterns […]

    West Seattle Bridge NOW

    Membership approved as submitted at the September 9 general membership meeting.  Resolution to Efficiently Establish Sustainable Means of Travel to and from West Seattle Whereas, the Jeanette Williams Memorial Bridge […]

    Federal Green New Deal Coalition Participation

    WHEREAS President Franklin Roosevelt used the “New Deal” to raise the country out of its greatest challenge, a debilitating depression; WHEREAS the greatest challenge we now face is the specter […]

    Resolution Defending Immigrant Rights

    Passed on August 12, 2020.  This resolution will be debated and voted on at the March 2020 meeting. WHEREAS the Trump Administration’s immigration enforcement policies are restrictionist, prioritizing deportation of […]

    Israeli-Palestinian Peace

    Passed at the August 12, 2020 general membership meeting.  Resolution in Support of Washington Democrats’ Commitment to Israeli-Palestinian Peace, and in Opposition to any Further Occupation, Settlement Expansion, or Other […]

    Adoption of Zero Emissions Vehicles

    Resolution Urging Washington State Adoption of the Zero Emissions Vehicle (ZEV) Program WHEREAS the climate crisis requires bold action to reduce carbon emissions[1]; and WHEREAS gasoline is the single largest [...]

    Resolution in Support of the Seattle Urban Forestry Commission’s   Draft Tree and Urban Forest Protection Ordinance

    Whereas Seattle is losing not only its biggest trees, but much more of its green cover, as developers frequently scrape properties clean of trees to maximize their buildable area; and   Whereas Seattle has failed to require developers to replace all “exceptional” trees and trees over 24” DBH […]

    Urging Approval of Referendum 88

    WHEREAS I-200 (the initiative that launched the career of Tim Eyman in 1998) has restricted educational opportunity and economic mobility among Washington’s most diverse communities for the last two decades; […]

    Resolution Regarding Child Separation

    Whereas the Trump administration has, since at least March 2017, enacted a cruel, inhumane policy of separating the children of immigrant families from their parents, and Whereas the United States […]

    Resolution Rejecting Hate Speech

    WHEREAS the Democratic Party consists of a diverse set of people who must promote a truly representative Party, open to all who support its principles; and WHEREAS the 34th Legislative […]

    Resolution in Support of The Green New Deal for Seattle

    WHEREAS, a preponderance of scientists working in climate related fields agree that climate change is accelerating at an alarming rate; and WHEREAS, those same scientists agree that much of that […]

    Gas Infrastructure Resolution

    Resolution Opposing New and Expanded Gas Infrastructure in WA State Considered at the 5/8/19 Membership Meeting WHEREAS the world’s foremost body of climate scientists, the Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change […]

    Pro-Primary Resolution

    Pro-Primary Resolution submitted by Jeanne Fellin. Below is the amended and approved version. Resolution Calling on State Committee Members to Vote in Favor of a Primary as the Determining Step […]

    Resolution Supporting King County Councilmember Kohl-Welles’s Amendment to Invest an Additional $184 Million into Affordable Housing for King County Residents

    (For consideration at the September 12, 2018 membership meeting) 34th LD Democrats Resolution 2018-2 WHEREAS housing instability and homelessness continue to grow in our immediate communities and across Washington State […]

    WFSE Letter of Support

    WFSE Letter of Support Passed: March 2017 March 8, 2017 WFSE Letter of Support BE IT RESOLVED THAT 34TH District Democrats voted by acclamation to sign the WFSE Letter of [...]

    Resolution in support of HB 1144-S which would amend limits on greenhouse gas emissions by the 34th District Democratic Organization of the State of Washington

    Resolution in support of HB 1144-S which would amend limits on greenhouse gas emissions by the 34th District Democratic Organization of the State of Washington Passed: March 2017 WHEREAS, in [...]

    Resolution opposing attacks on our health benefits by the 34th District Democratic Organization of the State of Washington

    Resolution Opposing Attacks on our Health Benefits Passed: March 2017 WHEREAS, comprehensive health benefits are essential to ensuring working families and retirees can get the health care they need, when they need it; WHEREAS, [...]

    Resolution supporting the expansion of Social Security and eliminating the cap on earnings that are subject to the Social Security payroll tax by the 34th District Democratic Organization of the State of Washington

    Resolution supporting the expansion of Social Security and eliminating the cap on earnings that are subject to the Social Security payroll tax by the 34th District Democratic Organization of the [...]

    Resolution supporting House Bill 1646 by 34th District Democratic Organization State of Washington

    Resolution supporting House Bill 1646 By 34th District Democratic Organization State of Washington Passed: March 2017 WHEREAS, the burning of fossil fuels creates air pollution that causes impaired lung function, [...]

    Resolution regarding Renewable Energy System Tax Incentives and Recycling (HB 1048) by the 34th District Democrats

    Resolution regarding Renewable Energy System Tax Incentives and Recycling (HB 1048) by the 34th District Democrats Passed: February 2017 WHEREAS, in 2006 the State of Washington created the Renewable Energy [...]