May 20, 2010

TO:     Members of the U.S. Senate

FROM: Mary G. Wilson, President

RE:     Climate and Energy Policy

It is time for the United States Senate to act against climate change and to put in place an effective energy policy for our nation.  These twin issues have been left to fester for far too long, endangering our health and environment, our national security and world leadership, and our jobs and the economy. 

ActionAid USA ● CARE USA ● Center for International Environmental Law ● Church World Service ● Conservation International ● Earthjustice ● Environmental Information Agency ● InterAction ● League of Women Voters of the United States ● National Catholic Rural Life Conference ● National Hispanic Environmental Council ● National Wildlife Federation ● Natural Resources Defense Council ● Oxfam America ● Population Action International ● Progressive National Baptist Convention ● Sierra Club ● Sojourners ● Sustain US ● Union of Concerned Scientists ● Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregati

The League and coalition partners sent a letter to the Senate urging them to reconsider any plans to include expanded offshore oil and gas exploration and drilling in any legislation.

The League and coalition partners sent a letter to the Senate urging them to reconsider any plans to include expanded offshore oil and gas exploration and drilling in any legislation.

The League, with coalition partners, sent a letter to President Obama urging him to take a strong leadership role to bring the promise of bi-partisan action on climate change and clean energy policy to fruition.

The League, with coalition partners, sent a letter to President Obama urging him to take a strong leadership role to bring the promise of bi-partisan action on climate change and clean energy policy to fruition.

Redistricting Report Cover

The League and the Campaign Legal Center (CLC) recently released the final report and summary of the 2009 conference "Developing an Action Agenda for Redistricting in 2011." With support from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the Joyce Foundation and the Ford Foundation, the League and CLC brought together redistricting activists and experts to determine how to influence the results of the upcoming redistricting processes in states following the 2010 Census.

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In the League membership world I would like this statement to how we keep our members happy...that means all our members.... those that want to "do" something, those that want to learn something, those that want to "be a part of something" and those that are merely curious.

League of Women Voters Annual Report 2008-2009

The 2008-2009 Annual Report of the League of Women Voters of the United States and its Education Fund provides a financial report on the fiscal year of July 1, 2008 -June 30, 2009.

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