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

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Water for Long Island
We will enjoy a light meal and a lively discussion With Commentary on the Election Results by: Ellis Henican Newsday Columnist Author, NY Times Bestsellers Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island 38 Old Country Road Garden City, NY 11530 Directions: Exit M1 on the Meadowbrook Parkway, travel about 1.5 miles to the Society on south...
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As October approaches, I look at the many candidate forums that will be occurring throughout Nassau County and what the means to us in League as we provide the opportunities for the voting public to learn about those running for office and who may be elected to represent them within their communities. I encourage you...
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Time is running out to protect and manage the aquifers and water supply of Long Island. The Long Island water supply, the groundwater stored beneath all of Long Island, continues to be polluted, wasted and depleted. Seventy percent of New York State is served by one of the three professional management compacts (river basin/watershed commissions)...
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Bay Park resident Nora Garcia-Osuna described what she found in her backyard after Hurricane Sandy as “mounds of hard, layered, crusted-over sewage” — the likes of which she had never seen before.
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As part of our national position, derived through study and consensus by Leagues across the nation, we believe that natural resources should be managed as interrelated parts of life-supporting ecosystems.  Resources should be conserved and protected to assure their future availability.  Pollution of these resources should be controlled in order to preserve the physical, chemical...
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The League of  Women  Voters is very involved with state planning meetings across the country. So, what’s on the agenda for New York State? We’ve compiled a primer that states our positions and concerns for upcoming meetings. 
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Posted on January 23, 2013  by admin Posted in Analysis Nassau United Redistricting Coalition Reform Redistricting Plan for the Nassau County Legislature The Coalition plan, dated January 23, 2013, is the second version of this plan, having benefited from additional comments and suggestions from residents and community groups. The broadening of community input and participation is an important objective to...
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Paula Blum, Issues and Advocacy VP of the Nassau County League, has been attending meetings of “Water for Long Island.” The mission of this group is to work with Long Island water suppliers and government, community, environmental groups about water conditions on Long Island and to advance actions for effective water supply management. Most residents...
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