The League joined a letter opposing FY2017 for the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, H.R. 5055, because of bad environmental riders.

The League joined a letter with coaltition partners calling for members of the House and Senate to oppose riders, especially campaign finance riders, to the 2017 Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations bill.


OPPOSE CAMPAIGN FINANCE RIDERS ON FSGG BILL

May 23, 2016

Dear Member:

Our organizations urge you to oppose all “poison pill” riders, including all campaign finance riders, to the fiscal year 2017 Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations bill.

The League of Women Voters joined with 269 national organizations urging members of the House and Senate to oppose any balanced budget amendment to the United State​s Constitution.  The letter notes that a balanced budget constitutional amendment would damage the economy, not strengthen it. 

The League sent a letter to the U.S. Senate in support of S. 2611, the Federal Election Administration Act of 2016.

The League joined a letter opposing H.R. 4775, the Ozone Standards Implementation Act.

The League joined with 61 other health care and reproductive rights organizations in support of $327 million in funding for the Title X Family Planning program in a letter to House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Chairs and Ranking Minority members.

The League joined other partner organizations on a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives in opposition of the SENSE Act (H.R. 3797). This legislation would result in more air pollution and health hazards for Americans.

The League joined environmental partners in opposing the Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns Act of 2016, or BRICK Act (H.R. 4557).

The League of Women Voters joined an amicus brief in the case of Zubik v. Burwell, a challenge to the contraception accommodation in the Affordable Care Act.

The League joined other partner organizations on a letter to the House Energy and Commerce Committee opposing the SENSE Act (H.R. 3797) and the BRICK Act (H.R. 4557).

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