Managing Risk by Pricing Carbon Aug 28 Webinar

Posted on August 11, 2017 in League News | comments

Invitation to a Webnar with Dr. Bob Litterman As the evidence of accelerated climate change and its impact on society mounts, there is an increasing sense of urgency to find solutions. Join a webinar hosted by the LWVUS¬...

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Sign the Petition Opposing the ‘Election Integrity’ Commission

Posted on August 10, 2017 in League News | comments

  Sign the Petition.¬† Reject “Election Integrity” Commission’s Voter Supression Agenda. Join the 12,000+ League supporters who have signed the petition saying they will not let the ‚ÄėElection Int...

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Vote on “Set You Own Membership Fee at $20 or more” and Local Study of Proportional Representation Election Methods Sun Aug 27 1 pm

Posted on July 25, 2017 in League News | comments

All Members are called to attend the August 27 Business Meeting at 1 pm to vote on two important items. Attendance in the Julia Morgan Meeting Room in the University of California  Berkeley Botanical Garden is free for ...

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LWVC Success: Cap and Trade Is Extended

Posted on July 20, 2017 in League News | comments

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 worked ...

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Should LWVBAE Adopt A Local Study on Proportional Representation?

Posted on July 13, 2017 in League News | comments

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 top v...

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Sign Up Now for Lunch and Tours on Sunday, Aug 27, 11:30-3

Posted on July 10, 2017 in League News | comments

Sign up now for optional lunch and tours at our early Fall Meeting Sunday, August 27, 11:30 to 3. Doors open at 11:30; lunch served at noon, business meeting at 1 pm, Optional Garden Tours 2 pm. Lunch will be $35, which ...

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Act Now to Protect Our Immigrant Families & Values

Posted on July 4, 2017 in League News | comments

Over 10 million immigrants live, work, and pay taxes in California. They are our family, our friends, and our coworkers. Recently federal agents have taken actions to detain and deport our law-abiding neighbors, tearing ...

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LWVUS Opposes Kobach Request for All Voter Records

Posted on June 30, 2017 in League News | comments

WASHINGTON, DC- The request for voter records confirms fears of Kris Kobach continuing his tactics of voter suppression and the genesis of the Elections Integrity Commission in general. The League of Women Voters preside...

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LWVUS Opposes Kobach Request for All Voter Records

Posted on June 30, 2017 in League News | comments

LWV Statement on Kobach Request for Voter Records 06/30/2017 | by Caitlin Rulien League Opposes Kobach Request for Voter Records WASHINGTON, DC- The request for voter records confirms fears of Kris Kobach continuing his ...

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Sat, July 15, Prop 13 Reform Team Will Plan Tabling Events

Posted on June 30, 2017 in League News | comments

Encouraged by the recently released LWV California petition from President Helen Hutchison to urge legislators and the governor to move the Prop. 13 Reform Bill forward, the Civics Ed/Prop. 13 Reform Team will be meeting...

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