The League opposes the motion to proceed on the Better Care Reconciliation Act, which will eliminate affordable quality health care for 22 million Americans by gutting the Affordable Care Act and slashing funding for Medicaid. The League urges Senators to support the parliamentarian’s ruling excluding the defunding of Planned Parenthood from the reconciliation bill.

The League joined 168 national, state and local organizations in urging the President to nominate a highly qualified and widely respected professional to serve as the next Director of the U.S. Census Bureau.

The League joined more than 1,500 groups on a letter that calls on Congress to pass a budget that adequately meets the needs of all people and communities.

The League joined a letter in support of an amendment to the financial services and general government appropriations bill that would restore funding for the Election Assistance Commission.

The League joined a letter sent to all 50 Secretaries of State condemning and opposing the data request by President Trump's advisory commission.

The League joined more than 340 organizations representing a range of demographic groups from more than 40 states in sending a letter to Congress urging members to support an inclusive paid family and medical leave policy and to reject alternatives that leave people behind.

The League sent a memo to members of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government urging them to reject provisions in the Financial Services Appropriation Bill, HR 115, that would terminate the Election Assistance Commission.

The League joined a letter to the U.S. Senate urging them to reject H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act.

These reports highlight our programmatic activities in 2015 and 2016, while the financial reports covers our fiscal year from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. We produce annual reports to highlight League activities and accomplishments for the national League’s current and prospective funders, friends and partner groups.  

If you have any questions on the report, feel free to contact, Kate Kennedy, CDO at kkennedy@lwv.org or 202-263-1336.

The League joined the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights on a letter to President Trump expressing concern that the civil and human rights of all Americans are being drastically undermined by the administration’s proposed deep cuts to key civil rights office budgets, the withdrawal of numerous important civil and human rights policies, and the appointment of officials who appear bent on retreating from statutory civil and human rights agency priorities.

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