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Budget Forum-020618

League of Women Voters hold forum

CHARLES TOWN — At the request of the League of Women Voters of Jefferson County, the county commission held a public budget forum at 7 p.m. Feb. 6, 2018, in the county commission meeting room (ground floor of Charles Town Library). The purpose of the forum was to provide information on the upcoming FY19 budget and explain […]

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Meals on Wheels Award

Meals on Wheels Award

Meals on Wheels of Jefferson County recognized for their service The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County presented the award From: LocalDVM.com; By: Aliah Williamson Posted: Jan 24, 2018 07:15 PM EST; Updated: Jan 24, 2018 07:15 PM EST JEFFERSON COUNTY, W. Va. – The Meals on Wheels program relies on volunteers to feed […]

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The Journal Editorial – Nov 11

The Journal  Editorial –Nov 11: It’s true we can’t comprehend lawmakers who fail to listen to their constituents, seem unable to reach a compromise, make a deal or get things done. But, that’s not actually what we’re talking about. We’re talking about the ugly truth that many citizens simply do not know how their government […]

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SOS Mac Warner Talks Election Integrity

Secretary of State Mac Warner Talks Election Integrity Published in the Martinsburg Journal:  MARTINSBURG — Current national skepticism about voter fraud and international election tampering notwithstanding, West Virginia’s voter rolls have grown this year. Despite increased voter wariness, fueled in part by charges of election tampering by Russia during the 2016 presidential election, the Mountain State’s […]

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Official gives public run down of road work

On Wednesday, September 20, the League of Women Voters of Jefferson County sponsored a Public Forum to provide for public education and information about the upcoming special election on the sale of bonds to facilitate highway projects in West Virginia. LWVJC requested Lee Thorne, a highway engineer for the state’s District 5, which includes the Eastern […]

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Voter Education: It’s All About You

Voter Education Event: It’s All About You The Jefferson County Branch of the NAACP is sponsoring “It’s All About YOU!” a voter education event on Saturday, May 20, 2017 9:30am-1:00pm at the County Commission Meeting Room in the basement of the Old Charles Town Library, 200 E. Washington Street (intersection of N. Samuel and E. […]

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Breakfast and Bills—Recap of LWV Breakfast with Legislators

Breakfast and Bills: Lawmakers meet with constituents to discuss legislative session April 16 2017 SHEPHERDSTOWN — Senators, delegates and constituents alike sat down for an intimate breakfast hosted by the League of Women Voters of Jefferson County on Saturday, which allowed legislative leaders to discuss issues of interest. “It’s the league’s mission to foster interaction […]

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