Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy    JOINDONATE
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The Earth Day theme this year is: Restore Our Earth Scientists are sounding the alarm that unless we take better care of the planet we risk more and even deadlier viruses ravaging our communities. We need to focus on natural processes, emerging green technologies and innovative thinking that can restore the world’s ecosystems. A healthy...
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We are in the process of forming a county League committee to work on the issue of redistricting, which will take place this year and next year, based on the 2020 census. This is necessary because we want to assure that the most recent, very political, manner in which new election districts have been formed...
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People Powered Fair Maps
LWVUS is urging all Leagues to hold a Day of Action on redistricting on Thursday, April 29th. In New York State, we will be organizing a Virtual People’s Hearing and inviting members of the public and our partner organizations to “testify” about why redistricting matters to them and their community. We will be inviting members...
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Moderator Training
LWVNC will be holding one or more virtual training sessions for those who are interested in becoming League moderators for candidate forums. Anyone interested is strongly urged to attend. No commitment to becoming a moderator is required, but we are hoping that some who attend will decide to take on this role. We are heading...
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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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There are three major areas of focus for League and Leaguers. Voter Service, Education, and Advocacy.  All are important, but we tend to focus on different parts at different times of the year. With the election coming up in November, a lot of our time is spent on Voter Service and Education. The focus for...
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Corrections: Page 2…Second date beneath “PRIMARY ELECTION” – delete entire line Page 15…Town of Hempstead Supervisor – 2 year term of office Page 15..Town of North Hempstead Council Member 4TD, Veronica Lurvey (D) Updates: Page 7…State Senator James Gaughran’s District Office: 485 Underhill Blvd., Ste: 102, Syosset NY 11791 Page 7…State Senator Kevin Thomas’ new...
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The East Nassau League year begins on July 1, and ends on June 30. Since the 2019 – 2020 League year has begun, it is time to send in your dues. You can go to page 5 and use the form at the bottom of the page. Since almost all of our dues are sent...
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We hear, almost daily, about the coming climate crisis. Climate Change, Global Warming, Melting of the Ice Fields, Warming of the Oceans, etc. There are those who paint a very scary picture and others who deny that any of this is happening. Whichever group you belong to, or if you are still wondering what’s happening, there are...
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By Stephen Romano, Patch The Town of Oyster Bay has launched a pilot program for disposal of glass products; the first in Nassau County, The impetus was the new restrictions in the international recycling market which left towns all over the country without any way to dispose of their collected glass items in an environmentally...
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