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Annual Community Luncheon

Posted on Aug 03, 2014 in

Prof. Robert Reich, Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley, will speak on “Inequality and the New Billionaire Political Bosses” at our September 4, 2014 Communit...


League Opposes Prop 43, Supports 47 on Nov 4 Ballot

Posted on Jul 25, 2014 in

There will be seven measures on the November 4 ballot (unless the legislature decides to add another one or two). Here are our adopted positions to date:  Proposition 43:  Oppose The LWVC opposes the water...


Lobby for Simpler Ballots, Initiative Reform

Posted on Aug 18, 2014 in

LWVC is cosponsoring SB 1253 (Steinberg), the Ballot Initiative Transparency Act (BITA), with California Common Cause, which will lead to simpler ballots using plain language, and more information for California voters. ...


Access to Health Care for All Americans

Posted on Jun 30, 2014 in

The U.S. Supreme Court just handed down its ruling in the Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby case and, as we feared, the Court severely restricted the critical Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirement for employers to provide contr...


League Decides on Local Ballot Action; will Support BB, Cnty Transportation Tax

Posted on Aug 04, 2014 in

The League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville along with the Alameda County Council of Leagues of Women Voters voted on August 2 to support the Alameda Country Transportation Sales Tax, to be known as Measur...


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