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Should LWVBAE Adopt A Local Study on Proportional Representation?

Posted on Jul 22, 2017 in

Should LWVBAE study proportional representation for local elections. Currently,  Berkeley, Albany and Emeryville Councils and School Boards and the Berkeley Rent Board are elected in multi-seat elections where the t...


LWVC Success: Cap and Trade Is Extended

Posted on Jul 20, 2017 in

California lawmakers extended cap and trade to 2030 with the passage of AB 398 in a 2/3 bipartisan vote on July 17. Cap and trade had been otherwise set to expire in 2020. The League of Women Voters of California work...


Sign the Petition: Urge Legislators to Introduce Make It Fair Amendment

Posted on Jun 23, 2017 in

Our California legislators have not reintroduced the Make It Fair Amendment to close commercial property tax loopholes and recapture up to $9 billion dollars for schools and local government. In California, the same corp...


"Fall" Meeting: Sun Aug 27 Garden Lunch;Call to Members for Bylaws, Study Votes

Posted on Jul 19, 2017 in

Put Sunday, August 27,11:30-3 on your calendar now for our very early "Fall" Meeting. Doors open at 11:30; lunch served at noon, business meeting at 1 pm, Optional Garden Tours 2 pm. Lunch will be $35; Optional Garden To...


Diz Swift, League Climate Change Leader, Will Concentrate on State & National Work

Posted on Jun 30, 2017 in

Diz Swift, the author of this article, has resigned from the LWVBAE Board of Directors and her job as Action Coordinator so that she can spend more time working  at the state and national level. Dr. Swift has led th...


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