Democratic Municipal Officials Digest
Week of 5/25/2020
Keep water flowing to every home – Join the DMO Campaign for Water Security
The right to running water has been added to the HEROES Act, but only for the duration of the COVID-19 emergency. Call your representatives to demand permanent federal funding for water security.
- We have a presumptive nominee, but primary season isn’t over yet. Help DMO Get Out The Vote on June 2nd and build momentum for November 3rd.
Ideas for Cities
- Join OpenGov on June 16th for a webinar on Maintaining Operations, Balancing Budgets, and Communicating Effectively in a Crisis
News for Democrats
- U.S. Could Have Saved 36,000 Lives If Social Distancing Started 1 Week Earlier – Keep that number in mind when pressured to reopen your city before it’s safe.
Pic of the Week
As deaths from coronavirus reach 100,000, cities must stand firm in enforcing social distancing policy.