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Latino Democratic Club faces red tape in Galt

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Posted: Tuesday, April 6, 2010 12:00 am

Sacramento County's Latino Democratic Club has been frustrated about not being allowed to set up a voter registration table at Galt's flea market for the past two weeks.

As it turns out, the Latino Club needs to provide a form from the Internal Revenue Service to prove that the club is an official nonprofit organization, Galt City Manager Jason Behrmann said.

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7 comments:

  • posted at 1:28 pm on Fri, Apr 9, 2010.

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    pre$$ure$on wrote on Apr 6, 2010 7:54 AM:" Where's Barbara Payne when you need her? Shows how Galt and Lodi keep trying to protect their own Anglo domains to hinder minority groups from advancing in their good old boy society. Still living in the 50's makes them feel superior, I guess. "What a racist comment! you are a hypocrite lol

     
  • posted at 4:23 pm on Tue, Apr 6, 2010.

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    Curveball, are you white?

     
  • posted at 2:02 pm on Tue, Apr 6, 2010.

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    pressure$$,,,,are you miserable all the time?

     
  • posted at 4:36 am on Tue, Apr 6, 2010.

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    Instead of providing a letter from the IRS, Latino Democratic Club representatives provided the city copies of the club's income tax returns, City Clerk Liz Aguire said."We appreciate the need for due process, but we went above and beyond what is required by the law," Latino Democratic Club President Silvia Landers said in a news release. -----Tax returns are not letters from the IRS. So, it's still not "above and beyond" what was required.This article can shed more light to the issue if the official requirements to get a table was listed here.

     
  • posted at 4:02 am on Tue, Apr 6, 2010.

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    What a biased headline...Every non-profit knows they need to keep their tax letter handy. Most organizations make three or four copies- file the original away and give one to the treasurer, the secretary and the president. There is no red tape- there is a group that wants a discount but doesn't have their tax letter- why? Where is it? They want to gather signatures and personal information from people but they aren't organized enough to keep their own paperwork in order- that isn't Galt's fault...

     
  • posted at 3:10 am on Tue, Apr 6, 2010.

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    What would happen if we tried to set up a White democratic club? Why cant we just be Americans? And by good ol boys..you mean White people? discrimination goes both ways!!!!!!

     
  • posted at 2:54 am on Tue, Apr 6, 2010.

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    Where's Barbara Payne when you need her? Shows how Galt and Lodi keep trying to protect their own Anglo domains to hinder minority groups from advancing in their good old boy society. Still living in the 50's makes them feel superior, I guess.

     
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