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

Historian Robert P.J. Cooney, Jr. delivered remarks to the League's National Convention in Atlanta, GA in 2010. Cooney's remarks were based on his book, "Winning the Vote: the The Triumph of the American Woman Suffrage Movement," and highlighted the accomplishments of League founder, Carrie Chapman Catt. “Winning the Vote” shows how women have long been active participants in U.S. history, and how many became politically powerful before winning the vote.

The League sent letters to the U.S. House Oversight and Government Affairs Committee and the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee in support of H.R 1069 and S. 558, the Presidential Library Reform Act. This bipartisan legislation would introduce a measure of transparency to fundraising for presidential libraries.

The League sent a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on House Administration urging Representatives to vote no on H.R. 412 and H.R. 195. These bills would repeal the presidential public financing system and terminate the Election Assistance Commission (EAC).

The League joined civil rights organizations in issuing the People's Voting Rights Manifesto in honor of the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the Selma to Montgomery March on March 8, 2015.
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The League joined coalition partners on a letter thanking President Obama for his veto of legislation that would force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.

President MacNamara offered testimony at a hearing held by the Federal Election Commission (FEC) on February 11, 2015. The hearing follows a comment period where thousands of citizens expressed their concern over the need for stricter disclosure rules and to strengthen regulations on coordination between candidates and secret, dark money groups. President MacNamara called on the agency to update regulations on campaign finance laws to provide full disclosure in light of recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions Citizens United and McCutcheon v. FEC.

The League of Women Voters of the United States was joined by the League of Women Voters of Texas and the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin have asked the U.S.

  

League of Women Voters Education Fund Board of Trustees

Board Meeting

October 26, 2014

Renaissance Hotel

Washington, DC

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