The Reform Party Communications Committee now meets on the second and fourth Mondays of every month. The Communications Committee handles all internal and external communications. This includes maintaining the website, updating social media, handling media relations, managing crisis’s, creating marketing campaigns, keeping up with monthly teleconference calls, maintaining email lists, etc. The current Communications Chair is Nicholas Hensley.
This meeting is by teleconference. All voting members of the communications committee are strongly urged to participate. All Executive Members are welcome to speak at communications meetings, and all members of the National are welcome to observe and listen in.
The Reform Party of California has announced that it is supporting Alan Reynold, an independent running for Lt. Governor. We are adding him to our list of supported candidates. A press release will be issued within the next week.
Alan Reynold’s website can be found here.
The Reform Party stands against the Transpacific Partnership. This trade treaty would open free trade with eleven Pacific Nations, including China. The Reform Party has several concerns about this treaty that it wishes to raise.
Franking Privilege allows Congressional Representatives to send mail free of charge. This privilege is to be used for official business, and is supposed to be nonpartisan. According to franking rules, it is not to be used to send materials that are political or partisan “in fact or tone”. This Congressional Privilege is paid for by the taxpayers.
The current debate about extending federal jobless benefits for another three months exemplifies the failure mode situation about as well as it can be exemplified. The extension is projected to cost about $6 billion. Democrats want to finance it with debt. Most republicans demand spending cuts elsewhere in the budget. Its the same old story.
Greetings Reform Party Members and Supporters,
It is a new year, and a new year brings new opportunities! The main opportunity this year is the mid-term elections. The Reform Party is preparing to field candidates in local, state and federal races across the country, and we can’t win without your support.