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

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The state League is already hard at work in the Capitol, meeting with legislators, presenting testimony and submitting memoranda. You can visit the state website every day to see what new action has been taken. Also, watch for weekly updates on Capitol Beat, a blog written by Barbara Bartoletti, LWVNYS Legislative Director, and Jennifer Wilson, LWVNYS...
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LWVNY continues to strive to help our local leagues run successful candidate nights and also successful voter registration drives.  More people than ever before appear to be paying attention to the election process.  The LWV continues to get accolades about how well we run candidate debates/forums.  Our Road to the Voting Booth has been a...
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Legislative Agenda Booklets The 2017 Legislative Agenda is now available and posted on the state website. Copies have been mailed to each local League. Additional copies are available by contacting Katrina at the state office at 518-465-4162 orkatrina@lwvny.org. NEW Advocacy Google Groups!! The NYS League has set up two Advocacy based Google Groups. Members of the groups...
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We’re pleased to announce a new Money in Politics Action Kit, developed by LWVUS Board member Amy Hjerstedt and MIP co-chair Barbara Zia. The kit provides tools for both seasoned leaders and newcomers, League members and nonmembers alike, to take action related to reforming money in politics. Other issue-related toolkits will be considered in the...
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The 57th State League Convention is scheduled for June 10-11, 2017, at the Holiday Inn Express in Liverpool, NY (just off the Thruway near Syracuse). We will be sending out the registration kits in late February. In the meantime, we need some help from our local Leagues and members. Field Trip! To celebrate women achieving the...
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Thank you to our many donors and supporters for their generous yearend contributions. Over 17% of our donors increased the amount of their yearend donation – that is especially good news because of all the new activities that are being planned in the office to educate the public on the issues. During the year-end match...
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The League sent a memo to members of the Committee on House Administration ahead of the markup of HR 634, the Election Assistance Commission Termination Act. The Election Assistance Commission (EAC) is the only federal entity devoted exclusively to improving election administration on a bipartisan basis. At this time the League does not believe terminating...
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For almost two days of intense small group discussions, scribbling on big sheets of paper, sending friendly spies to get info from other small groups, voting some big ideas up or down, laughing, swapping League stories, and eating wonderful food, a group of 30 League leaders from all parts of the US met last week...
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October was a busy month for New York State. Click here for the latest updates.
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September was a busy month for New York State. Click here for the latest updates.
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