The League joined other good government groups on a letter to the U.S. Senate urging Senators to cosponsor legislation to address financial conflicts of interest of the President and Vice President. The legislation, introduced by Senator Warren (D-MA), ensures that those elected as President will be required to take the steps essential to eliminating any conflicts of interest, appearances of conflict, and Emoluments Clause problems they will face as President.

The League opposed efforts to eviscerate the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE).

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 encouraging a change to Senate rules regarding debate. Specifically, the League asked the Senate to amend the rules related to cloture and filibuster procedures.

The League sent a letter to members of the U.S. Congress regarding the current negotiations around the "Fiscal Cliff." The League urges Congress to provide a long-term solution by substantially increasing revenue, protecting the social safety net, reducing defense spending and carefully managing the deficit.

The League joined the Brennan Center for Justice in filing a friend-of-the-court brief in the U.S. Supreme Court, urging the Court to uphold the University of Texas at Austin’s admissions policies, including the university’s reasonable efforts to encourage diversity in its classrooms.

The League of Women Voters of Arizona and the League of Women Voters of the U.S. joined this lawsuit challenging the recently-enacted SB 1070 in Arizona, purported to be an attempt to curb illegal immigration, that “will subject United States citizens and legal residents who are members of racial and ethnic minority groups, and particularly those who may be perceived to be somehow ‘foreign,’ to the disruption, stress, and humiliation of detention and interrogation.”

Reform Groups Strongly Praise President Obama’s Government Integrity Reform Measures during First Hundred Days

Statement Issued by Common Cause, Democracy 21, League of Women Voters, Public Citizen and U.S. PIRG