The League and coalition partners sent a letter to members of the House of Representatives urging them to oppose H.R. 910, introduced by Representative Upton (R-MI), which would put America’s health, prosperity, and national security at risk.
Includes the official statements of position for each program area, briefly traces significant past actions and achievements, and indicates links among positions. The LWVUS public policy positions reflect the 2016-2018 program adopted by the 2016 convention of the League of Women Voters of the United States; the "positions in brief" listed there summarize the official statements of position included in this guide. Updated following biennial convention.
The League and coalition partners sent a letter to Senators urging them to oppose amendments to S. 493 that would dismantle the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to address life-threatening pollution.
The League and coalition partners sent a letter to the leadership of the House Committee on Ethics expressing concern regarding the length of time it has taken to investigate possible ethics violations by Representative Maxine Waters.
League Expresses Concern Over Stalled Ethics Investigation The League and coalition partners sent a letter to the leadership of the House Committee on Ethics asking when the inquiry into possible ethics violations by Representative Maxine Waters will be resumed and completed.
League President Elisabeth MacNamara sent a letter to the House of Representatives urging members to oppose legislation that would gut the Clean Air Act and overturn a Supreme Court decision by preventing EPA from regulating greenhouse gases.