HERE COMES THE MONEY
Meanwhile, it’s already 2018 as far as the Democratic National Committee is concerned. The organization has announced it will make “unprecedented investments” to state parties. Republicans, take note.
Every state party will receive a monthly $10,000 “investment” beginning in October — a 33 percent increase over base funding levels in 2016 and a 100 percent increase over 2015. The national committee also has established a $10 million State Party Innovation Fund, again billed as the “largest ever” investment on the grass-roots level.
“For too long, we poured our resources into races at the top of the ticket instead of organizing at the grass roots and building a deep bench of talent,” said committee Chairman Tom Perez. “This unprecedented investment in our state parties is the first major step in our effort to get back to basics and rebuild the Democratic Party from the ground up.”