HAPPENINGS AT THE VANDERBURGH COU NTY REPUBLICAN PARTY

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News and Upcoming Events for October 1, 2019
 Think National Act Local
The Socialist Democrats are at it again. Impeach Trump screams the liberal media. Cries for impeachment would normally be concerning. However, we’ve heard the same gnashing of teeth day after day, year after year, since Hillary lost to the “basket of deplorables” in 2016.  The Socialist Democrats have been trying desperately to orchestrate a “soft” coup for three years. They’ve tried everything from Russian collusion to Stormy Daniels, to Trump hangs his toilet paper in the wrong direction. The latest allegations that call for “Impeachment?” will once again prove to be nothing more than Socialist Democrats in congress and their comrades in the media trying to overturn YOUR decision in the last Presidential Election. Impeachment is also their only option for beating Trump in 2020.
All politics is local so they say, yet the local parties are the foundation for what we see on the national stage. It does matter that Republicans control local offices. It’s about more than local budgets, projects, roads, etc… It is also about the national conversation. To vote Democrat in the upcoming election is to give a wink and a nod to the charade taking place in Washington.

 VCRP West Side Nut Club Fall Festival Booth #49
Please support the VCRP Booth next week at the West Side Nut Club Fall Festival. Stop by Booth #49 for a bowl of Deer Chili or an order of Elephant Toes. You can still volunteer your time to work in the booth, sell drinks outside the booth, or help candidates pass out literature. Volunteers are needed Monday(10/7) through Saturday (10/12).
Times are:
10am-2pm, 2pm-6pm, and 6pm-close daily.

VCRP Booth #49 will be located at 2225 West Franklin St. in front of Paul’s Men’s Wear.

For more information or to volunteer contact Dottie Thomas: TEXT 812-483-6021  or Email sully9472@aol.com

 Support Republican Candidates:
With the election fast approaching have you done what you can to help your candidate get across the finish line?  Put out a yard sign, make a call, knock on a door, or give them a donation. There’s still plenty of time.
Do more than pose with your candidate for a quick Facebook post. Take action and do something that will actually make a difference.
Contact VCRP Political Director Mary Jo Kaiser to see how you can help. To contact Mary Jo :
 Phone 812-425-8207 or Email beamerjo59@gmail.com.
     Vote Republican!

   Voter Registration ends NEXT Monday, October 7, 2019.
Register to vote online or update an existing voter registration record by visiting the Indiana Voter Portal at https://indianavoters.in.gov/. For information on how to register to vote by mail or in-person visit the Vanderburgh County Voters Registration webpage, or contact the Vanderburgh County Voter Registration office at 812-435-5222.

Early Voting (Absentee In-Person) begins at the Vanderburgh County Election Office on
Next Tuesday, October 8, 2019!
 The first day that a voter may vote an absentee ballot for the 2019 Municipal Election is Tuesday, October 8, 2019. All registered voters living within Evansville city limits are eligible to vote in-person at the county election office.
Early voting at the Election Office will be 8:00 am – 4:00 pm weekdays starting Tuesday, October 8, 2019, and conclude at Noon on Monday, November 4, 2019.
To vote absentee by mail, complete the APPLICATION FOR ABSENTEE BALLOT found at the Vanderburgh County Clerk Elections web page and mail it to:
Vanderburgh County Election
P.O. Box 3343

Evansville, IN 47732-3343

Absentee ballot applications and forms can also be found on the Indiana Voters Portal. The deadline for absentee-by-mail applications to be received by the Election Office for the 2019 Municipal Election is 11:59 p.m., October 28, 2019.
If you have any questions, please call the Election Office at 812-435-5122. The Vanderburgh County Election Office is located at :
1 NW ML King Jr. BLVD, Evansville, IN

Early Voting at Libraries and on Saturdays :
Early Voting for the Municipal  Election will expand to Libraries beginning Monday, October 21, 2019, with Saturday voting beginning 10/26/19.
Early Vote Dates and Times are:
 * At the Election Office :
 Weekdays –
. Tuesday, October 8, 2019 – Friday, November 1, 2019 -> Daily 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

. Monday, November 4 – > 8:00 am to NOON

 Saturdays –
. October 26, 2019   8:00 am – 4:00 pm

. November 2, 2019 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

 * Early Voting at Satellites locations (2 weeks)
 Weekdays at Central, McCollough, Northpark, Oaklyn, and Red Bank Libraries:
. October 21, 2019 – October 25, 2019
. October 28, 2019 – November 1, 2019
. Hours are Monday – Thursday noon to 6:00 pm, Friday noon-5:00 pm
 Saturday Voting at Northeast Park Baptist & Cedar Hall School:
. October 26, 2019    8:00 am – 3:00 pm
. November 2, 2019  8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Early Vote Locations:
1 NW ML King Jr., Rm 216
2100 N. Fulton Ave
200 SE MLK BLVD
5115 Washington Ave
960 Koehler Dr.
215 N. Boeke Rd
3001 Oaklyn Dr.
120 S. Red Bank Rd

Ron Beane
City Council
At-Large Candidate
Early Voting (Absentee in Person) 
It begins next Tuesday!
You can cast your ballot for the 2019 Municipal Election starting next Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at the Vanderburgh County Election Office, located in Room 216 of the Civic Center Complex.
Remember when marking your ballot that voting a straight Republican ticket does not select  Republican candidates for City Council At-Large.  You must make your individual selections from the list the candidates. Also remember that although you can vote for up to 3candidates on the At-Large ballot, you may vote for only 1 or 2 candidates if you like.
David Christmas

City Council
 At-Large Candidate.
Mayoral Debate- Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019

 

 

   Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Tropicana Conference Center
421 NW Riverside Drive
Evansville, IN 47708
For more information visit

Rotary Club of Evansville

 County Commission Meeting-   Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019

 

 
   Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Room 301, Civic Center Complex
                1 NW Martin Luther King Blvd, Evansville
 For more information visit

County Commissioners

 County Council Meeting-   Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019

 

 
   Time: 8:30 AM
Location: Room 301, Civic Center Complex
                1 NW Martin Luther King Blvd, Evansville
 For more information visit

County Council

 County Council Budget Adoption-   Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019

 

 
   Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Room 301, Civic Center Complex
                1 NW Martin Luther King Blvd, Evansville
 For more information visit

County Council

EVSC Board of School Trustees Meeting-
  Date: October 7, 2019
             Time: 5:30 PM
 Location: Board Room, EVSC Administration Building
                  951 Walnut St., Evansville

City Council At-Large Debate- Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2019

 

 

Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Tropicana Conference Center
421 NW Riverside Drive
Evansville, IN 47708
For more information visit

Rotary Club of Evansville

 City Council Meeting-   Date: Monday, October 14, 2019

   Time: 5:30 PM

Location: Room 301, Civic Center Complex
                1 NW Martin Luther King Blvd, Evansville
 For more information visit

City Council

City Council Wards 1-3 Debate- Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

 

 

   Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Tropicana Conference Center
421 NW Riverside Drive
Evansville, IN 47708
For more information visit

Rotary Club of Evansville

 VCRP Breakfast – Saturday, October 19, 2019
Time: 7:30AM- 9:00 AM
Location: C.K. Newsome Center, Room 118A-B
100 Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713
 For more information contact Mary Jo Kaiser at 812-425-8207 or email beamerjo59@gmail.com

City Council Wards 4-6 Debate- Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

 

 

   Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Tropicana Conference Center
421 NW Riverside Drive
Evansville, IN 47708
For more information visit

Rotary Club of Evansville

  VCRP Central Committee Meeting – Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM
Location: GOP Headquarters
815 John Street, Evansville
 Meetings are open to all Vanderburgh County Precinct Committeemen

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Scholarships for nontraditional female students
 Are you a woman heading back to school to advance your career? Deciding to go back to school after taking time off can be daunting, but it is never too late to learn something new. To help you along the way, the Indiana Political Organization for Women’s Education and Representation (POWER) offers scholarships to nontraditional female students whose education was delayed or interrupted.
Learn more HERE

Join the Voices for Recovery: Together We Are Stronger  (from 9/27/19 Newsletter)
Our state and the nation recognizes September as National Recovery Month to help raise awareness about drug addiction and celebrate those who have found help. This year’s theme – Join the Voices for Recovery: Together We are Stronger – highlights the need to share resources and build networks to support the many paths to recovery.
To continue Indiana’s fight against addiction, I supported a new law removing treatment barriers by allowing Hoosiers in need of addiction services to be admitted to an inpatient treatment facility, regardless of their sobriety. Before this law, a person who was not sober or in withdrawal could have been turned away from the help they needed. Local treatment options are also important, that’s why I supported a law allowing community addiction treatment and related transportation assistance programs to receive grants in order to provide vital services.
We are making progress, with opioid prescriptions in Indiana decreasing by over 35 percent in the last five years. Still, too many are fighting addiction. If you or someone you know is ready to start the path to recovery, please reach out to Indiana’s Addiction Hotline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or click here. Join the voices for recovery, and remember, together WE ARE STRONGER.

Indiana ranks as a national leader in computer science education
Improving Indiana’s educational opportunities has been one of the top priorities of the Indiana General Assembly for many years, and the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) recently shared a new report that highlights Indiana as a national leader in computer science education. According to the IDOE, the 2019 State of Computer Science Education report recognizes Indiana for being one of only five states in the nation to implement all nine policies of Code.org’s Advocacy Coalition, and one of only three states to significantly increase computer science education funding over the past year.
Learn more HERE

Protecting All Life (from 9/27 Newsletter)

Recently, it came to light that former South Bend abortion physician Dr. Ulrich Klopfer had over 2,000 preserved fetal remains in his Illinois residence. While the story continues to unfold and we await more details, we can agree that this news is disturbing and the behavior Dr. Klopfer appears to have demonstrated is unacceptable.

The General Assembly has worked to create policies that protect all life and defend our most vulnerable Hoosiers. For example, during the 2019 legislative session, we passed a measure that makes horrific dismemberment abortions illegal unless necessary to prevent a serious health risk to the mother or to save the mother’s life.

As your state senator, I will always work to protect life, and I will continue to monitor the news surrounding this shocking and disturbing story as we move forward.

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Young, Braun Introduce Bill to Ensure Dignified Burial for Aborted Fetal Remains 
(from 9/27/19 Press Release) 
 The disturbing discovery of over 2,000 aborted fetal remains in the home of an Indiana abortion doctor this month brought to light the all too common issue of fetal remains being disrespected. Indiana has led the way on this issue with a 2016 law signed by Governor Mike Pence to protect the dignity of fetal remains, which was upheld this year by the Supreme Court.
 Senator Young (R-Ind.) and Senator Braun (R-Ind.) introduced a bill to enforce guidelines for the dignified handling of aborted fetal remains and penalties for failing to respect the sanctity of human life: S.2950, the Dignity for Aborted Children Act.

 “I will always fight to protect innocent life and ensure all children are treated with dignity,” said Senator Young. “The recent discovery of over 2,200 fetal remains in the home of an Indiana abortionist proves there is a deeply disturbing problem with our current system. That’s why I joined a group of Senators to introduce the Dignity for Aborted Children Act to ensure the bodies of the unborn are treated with respect.”

 “The discovery of thousands of fetal remains in an Indiana abortionist’s home horrified every American who respects the sanctity of life, and highlighted a disturbing trend that Indiana has taken the lead in rectifying,” said Senator Braun. “All human remains, regardless of stage of life, deserve to be treated with dignity and respect, and I’m proud to introduce the Dignity for Aborted Children Act to ensure that grotesque collections like Dr. Klopfer’s can’t be allowed to happen ever again.”

Reactions to Impeachment Inquiry:
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill ( from 9/25/19 Press release):-
“Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision to open an impeachment inquiry into President Trump is a blatant disservice to the American people and a desperate attempt to overturn the 2016 election,” stated Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill. “Rather than our representatives in Congress addressing real issues of concern such as the ever-growing crisis at our border, the rapid increase in violent crime, and defending the rights of freedom-seeking Americans, the American people may now be forced to watch their Congress waste the next several months with yet another investigation – the modern equivalent of a circus sideshow. This is an embarrassment and needs to be stopped.”
Indiana GOP (Facebook Post):   “Presidential Harassment.”
Nancy Pelosi and her socialist-leaning Democrat allies have noticed the positive trajectory of our country – more than 6.3 million new jobs, unemployment at historic lows, strong wage growth and lower taxes – and they need a distraction. And so they’re trying to impeach President Donald Trump.
Indiana Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D.( from 9/24/19 Facebook post)
Today, Speaker Pelosi made it clear that she is more focused on politics and Presidential harassment than working for the American people. While the President and Republicans in Congress are working hard to better the lives of the American people, Speaker Pelosi and House Democrats have taken a radical step towards the progressive left-wing of the Democratic party that has been focused on impeachment rather than lowering drug costs, bolstering infrastructure, and passing the USMCA – work the American people elected us to do. This blatant attempt to pander to the farthest left voters clearly demonstrates to the American people that it is the extreme voices of the far left who are really in charge of House Democrats. The American people should be appalled.
Indiana Senator Mike Braun
(from 9/26/19 Facebook post)
Democrats have baselessly attacked President Trump since before he was elected. Let’s show the President that Hoosiers won’t fall for liberal political games.
Sign the petition to defend President Trump against impeachment!

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Stay in touch with GOP members of Congress representing our area at these links:

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  Mark Your calendar                CLICK on event for more information
October 1 (12:00 pm)
October 1 (3:00 pm)
October 2 (8:30 am)
October 2 (9:00 am)
October 7 Voter Registration Ends for Municipal Election
October 7 (5:30 pm) EVSC Board of Trustees Meeting
October 7  – 12 VCRP Fall Festival Booth
October 8 Absentee Voting for Municipal Election Begins at Election Office
October 8 (12:00 pm) Rotary Club City Council At-Large Debate
October 14 (5:30 pm) City Council Meeting
October 15 (12:00 pm) Rotary Club City Council Wards 1-3 Debate
October 19 (7:30 am) VCRP Monthly Breakfast
October 21 Early Voting at Libraries Begins
October 22 (12:00 pm) Rotary Club City Council Wards 4-6 Debate
October 26 Saturday Early Voting Begins
November 1 Early Voting at Libraries Ends
November 2 Saturday Early Voting Ends
November 4 (Noon) Absentee Voting at Election Office Ends
November 5 2019 Municipal Election Day

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