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

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Sally Robinson, VP for Issues and Advocacy, Sally.s.robinson@gmail.com Erica Smitka, Deputy Director, Erica@lwvny.org Ethics Reform As of July 8th, the Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) ceased to exist. The Legislature agreed to replace JCOPE with a new state ethics and lobbying oversight committee- the Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (CELG). Under state...
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Please join us on Wednesday, April 20, at 7:00 pm at the Levittown Library, Bluegrass Lane, Levittown. We are very excited that we will finally be able to have live meetings at the Library again. Don’t miss this opportunity to get together as well as to hear the very latest information regarding Covid-19. We are...
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A doctor's desk with a stethoscope in the foreground and a doctor writing in on a pad in the background
The National League has requested that we discuss and determine our position regarding two concurrence proposals which will be discussed further at the National League Convention later this year. These are: An update on the LWVUS Health Care Position (adding language excerpted from LWVNYS health care position). Concurrence with the Connecticut League’s position on Broadband...
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League takes positions on a variety of issues after careful study and consensus. We can take action under any or all of our positions. The positions of the League of Women Voters of Nassau County can be found on the website: www.lwvofnassaucounty.org. We can also take action under state and national League positions, which are...
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According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, 27 percent of data breaches in 2017 were medical or health related. This is unfortunate news on several fronts. Medical identity theft can be difficult to detect, be hard to correct and create potential health risks. It’s growing: Medical identity theft is becoming more common. Medical providers’ security...
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