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Call to Order: The meeting was called to order via Zoom by Michael Stackhouse at

7:06 PM, with 11 members present.

Minutes: The Secretary, Karen Horgan, presented the minutes from the May 2021 general meeting. The minutes were approved as presented.

Financial Report: The treasurer, Ron Miller, presented the financial report, with a cash

balance of $773.34. The treasurer’s report was approved as presented.

Speakers:

We had several Judicial Candidates speak:

MarQ Clayton, Candidate for County Criminal Court #7. She is the founder and managing partner of The Clayton Law Firm. Also founded and organized several non-profit organizations. Currently serves as a criminal defense attorney in Fort Worth, Texas. She will bring these experiences with her to the bench and utilize them to provide equality, transparency, and empathy.

Lesa Pamplin, former police officer and prosecuting ADA for Tarrant County. Currently a criminal defense attorney. She is a candidate for Judge, in Tarrant County Criminal Court #5. This is a domestic violence court. She wants to work with the community to reduce domestic violence incidents.

Tiffany Burks of Grand Prairie is deputy chief of the criminal division for the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney. Candidate for the 372nd Criminal Court, which is a felony court in Tarrant County. She feels currently there is a lack of compassion or concern for individual cases and the court focuses too much on sheer numbers of cases.

Albert Roberts previewed his intentions to announce his candidacy for District Attorney.

Also speaking was Allison Campolo who is running for Tarrant County Democratic Party Chair. Alison is a former candidate and recently was responsible for the County Coordinated Campaign.

Some of her priorities for the Party include: Fundraising, increasing voter turnout rates, voter registration, recruiting more Precinct Chairs, and giving them more training, better tools, more direction, better print materials.

Announcements:

Discussed returning to in person meetings in August.

Planned outreach opportunities:

Azle Sting Fling 9-11-2021

Saginaw Train & Grain October 2021

Membership Renewals: NWTP will be using Act Blue for new and renewing memberships in

2021. This online option is safe, secure and easy. Visit:

https://secure.actblue.com/donate/northwest-tarrant-progressives-1

Adjournment: The meeting adjourned at 8:02 PM.

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Call to Order: The meeting was called to order via Zoom by the club president, Greg Noone, at

7:03 PM, with 10 members present.

Minutes: The Secretary, Karen Horgan, presented the minutes from the April 2021 general meeting. The minutes were approved as presented.

Financial Report: Greg Noone, presented the financial report, with a cash balance of $ 789.27 as of April 25, 2021. The treasurer’s report was approved as presented.

Speakers:

Trey Hunt, candidate for House of Representatives, HD12, running against Kay Granger.

Some of Trey’s priorities are: public transportation, redirect military budget, criminal justice reform, affordable & accessible healthcare.

He believes Granger is in a weaker position for the upcoming election because of the Panther Island issues. He has a plan to incorporate Parker and Wise counties in his campaign by addressing rural problems, hospitals, broadband access.

Trey’s contact info:

Website: www.treyhuntcongress.com

donate: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/groupeffort

Facebook page: Facebook.com/treyhuntcongress

Cell: 817.879.6875

Membership Renewals: NWTP will be using Act Blue for new and renewing memberships in

2021. This online option is safe, secure and easy. Visit:

https://secure.actblue.com/donate/northwest-tarrant-progressives-1

Current membership stands at 19

Announcements:

Texas Legi Session is winding up.

Discussion and identification of the terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad bills still active in the Texas Legislature. Greg highlighted all the bills that need action and calls to our representatives. There were many.

Adjournment: The meeting adjourned at 8:00 PM.


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Call to Order: The meeting was called to order via Zoom by the club president, Greg Noone, at 7:02 PM.

Minutes: The Secretary, Karen Horgan, presented the minutes from the March 17, 2021 general meeting. The minutes were approved as presented.

Financial Report: Greg Noone presented the financial report, with a cash balance of $805.20 as of March 25, 2021. The treasurer’s report was approved as presented.

Speakers:

NWTP hosted a candidate forum for candidates for School Board from Castleberry ISD and Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD. Each candidate addressed the following talking points: Background, Qualifications, Platform, Identify 3 biggest issues their district is facing.

Candidates speaking were:

Arnulfo Martinez, Place 3, Castleberry ISD arnulfomartinez@gmail.com

Dr. Marilyn Tolbert, EM-SISD, Place 1 M.Tolbert@tcu.edu

Facebook – Re-elect Dr Marilyn Tolbert

Paige Ring (written remarks) EM-SISD, Place 2 Facebook – Paige RingPlace2

Membership Renewals: NWTP will be using Act Blue for new and renewing memberships in

2021. This online option is safe, secure and easy. Visit:

https://secure.actblue.com/donate/northwest-tarrant-progressives-1

Announcements:

There were some questions and short discussion about the TRWD candidates. There was not really any consensus about the best candidates or which would be preferable for the positions.

Next meeting will be May 19, 2021

Adjournment: The meeting adjourned at 7:55 PM.