The League joined a letter to U.S. Senators encouraging Senators to support and co-sponsor the Stop Super PAC-Candidate Coordination Act. The bill, sponsored by Senator Leahy (D-VT), would shut down individual-candidate Super PACs which are used to circumvent candidate contribution limits.

The League joined national civil rights, voting rights, labor and criminal justice organizations in submitting comments to the Census Bureau asking that incarcerated persons be counted at their home address, rather than the prison facility they occupy on census day. The League believes that if the Census Bureau modified its residence rule with respect to incarcerated persons, all states and localities will have the opportunity to more accurately and equitably reflect the incarcerated population in their redistricting plans.

The League joined coalition partners on a letter to Congress urging the renewal of critical provisions of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and refundable Child Tax Credit (CTC) before they expire. The EITC and CTC are among the nation’s strongest tools to help working families escape poverty and achieve greater self-sufficiency.

The League joined coalition partners in urging the Environmental Protection Agency to stay true to science and set a primary National Ambient Air Quality Standard for ozone of 60 ppb.

The League of Women Voters joined with other concerned organizations in letters to the Chairs and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Appropriations Committee urging them to oppose the House Appropriations Labor-HHS Subcommittee funding bill that eliminates all funding for the Title X family planning program. The League has long supported the Title X program which provides affordable family planning and reproductive health care services for many Americans.

The League opposes H.R. 2042 introduced by Representative Whitfield (R-KY). This legislation would delay implementation of the EPA's Clean Power Plan and allow states to opt out of participating in the first ever national standards limiting carbon pollution from power plants.

The League joined other environmental partners on a letter to the U.S. Senate opposing S. 1324. The legislation introduced by Senator Capito (R-WV) would dismantle the Clean Air Act and block the EPA's Clean Power Plan.

The League sent a letter to the U.S. Senate with other reform groups expressing support for the Lobbying and Campaign Finance Reform Act of 2015. This legislation, sponsored by Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) would limit the ability of lobbyists to use bundled contributions to buy influence with members of Congress.

The League joined other organizations on comments to the Federal Election Commission (FEC). The letter asks the FEC to reconsider and strengthen the rules limiting campaign contributions to candidates from those doing business with the government.

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