The League has joined an amicus brief in the case of King v. Burwell, which will be heard by the Supreme Court on March 4.

The League joined an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court case Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.

The League sent a letter to the U.S. Senate urging Senators to defend our vital natural resources and protect public health against pollution. Members of the LWVUS Lobby Corps will also deliver this letter in their visits to select office on Capitol Hill.


January 15, 2015 

TO:        Members of the U.S. Senate

FROM:     Elisabeth MacNamara, President

LWVUS and the League of Women Voters of Florida joined an amicus brief on a case that focuses on the constitutionality of prohibitions on direct solicitation by candidates for judicial office.

Mark your calendar for 9pm ET on Tuesday, January 20th, because we’re back with the League of Women Voters’ State of the Union (SOTU) Bingo! Get your game boards ready and join us as we live-tweet the SOTU and track how the President’s speech aligns with the League’s legislative priorities. 

Follow @LWV and @VOTE411 and use the hashtags #LWV and #SOTU to join in and play along live.

The League and other coalition partners sent a letter to President Obama urging him to veto the Omnibus Appropriations bill. The bill includes the most corrupting campaign finance provisions ever created.

 

The League joined coalition partners on a letter to the U.S. House and Senate encouraging them to oppose the FY2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill. The League opposes the legislation because it contains destructive campaign finance provisions that would increase limits on individual contributions to a political party. 


December 10, 2014

Dear Senator, [also Representative]

The LWVUS Climate Change Task Force has developed a background paper for League members and others on the projected impacts of climate change on land ice.

The League joined 1,200 leading national, state, tribal, and local organizations on a letter to Congressional leaders urging them to provide continued funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Congressional action is needed in the lame duck session to ensure that states can continue to operate programs and provide health coverage for millions of children.


The Honorable Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell, Ron Wyden, Orrin Hatch  
United States Senate 
Washington, DC 20510

 
The League joined coalition partners in urging the U.S. Senate, to publicly endorse, in a bipartisan manner, five constructive changes to improve the Senate ethics process.

 

October 15, 2014

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