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League Supports Raising Emeryville Minimum Wage & Consulting with Stakeholders

Posted on Feb 20, 2015 in

LWVBAE wrote and spoke to the Emeryville City Council supporting their proposal to raise the minimum wage in line with recent raises in nearby cities and encouraged them to listen to the views of all stakeholders--small ...

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Civics Education Makes Progress...Swiftly or Slowly....

Posted on Feb 25, 2015 in

We urgently need a more informed public on civic matters. And we’re seeing some progress. Concerned about that need, State Superintendent of Education Torlakson and Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye f...

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LWVUS Legislative Priorities--Voting Rights, Election Administration, Money in Politics & More

Posted on Feb 25, 2015 in

The Weekly Update from President Elisabeth MacNamara FEBRUARY 5, 2015 LWVUS first tier priorities are voting rights and election administration and money in politics; the second tier priorities are climate and enviro...

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Bay Area League Day Videos

Posted on Feb 20, 2015 in

If you missed the presentations and discussion at Bay Area League Day on January 31, you can catch it now online. See speakers biographies, videos of presentations, and panel discussions here. Agenda Introduction b...

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Voters Win: League Blocks Voter ID in Nebraska & Colorado

Posted on Feb 25, 2015 in

Last week, voters won big in Nebraska and Colorado. In both states, the League helped defeat voter photo ID bills that could have kept millions of eligible voters from casting their ballots in the next election. The L...

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