Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy    JOINDONATE
Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy    JOINDONATE

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Dear Readers, It has been more than 20 years since I became editor of the LWVEN VOTER. When I began, I was not very experienced with computer programs (Excel is still a challenge for me), however I have learned a lot just by doing. I was actually the first editor in our League to produce...
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Redistricting is the word currently heard everywhere in government. States are planning their new district maps based on the 2020 census results, with varying results. And, the Nassau County legislature will soon be setting up a redistricting commission based on the requirements of its charter. This is a recurring event that takes place every ten...
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I try to reuse and recycle as much as I can. The cardboard in my husband’s cleaned shirts frequently go to my daughter for her students’ art projects, and I use some of them for signs – such as the “30 sec.” and “stop” signs we use for candidate forums. I reuse the cartons the...
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Note the LWV bag hanging from my hands in the photo on the left. As VP of Issues and Advocacy of the LWVNC, I was asked to be among the speakers at a rally against the proposed Williams Transco NESE (Northeast Supply Enhancement) pipeline, which would add another natural gas pipeline bringing gas from Pennsylvania...
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On May 4, at the United Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock, over 60 people got together to learn about the Science & the Law of Aquifer Protection. The symposium, sponsored by the Sierra Club and Water for Long Island, and co-sponsored by the Center for Water Resources Management at NYIT, and the League of Women...
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