LWV Huntington WV Newsletter — September 2017

Read the September 2017 Newsletter of the League of Women Voters of Huntington WV • Road Bonds Election Information • Voter Registration – May 26 • “Together We Rise” – United Way-sponsored community discussion of racism and measures to take • Amicus Curiae lecture, “Against Democracy!” • Huntington’s “America’s Best Community” plans, League-sponsored

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LWV Condemns White Supremacists in Charlottesville

Washington, DC — League of Women Voters president Chris Carson issued the following statement following the horrific acts by white supremacists in Virginia this weekend: Yesterday the world watched in horror as white supremacists gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia. There is no place for hatred and violence in our democracy and all leaders must condemn these […]

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LWVJC Supports JC Workplace Diversity Training

Letter to the Jefferson County Commission July 17, 2017 Peter Onoszko, President Jefferson County Commission 124 E. Washington Street Charles Town, WV 25414 Dear Commissioner Onoszko , The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County commends the commission for requiring all employees to attend mandatory training on the topic of Workplace Diversity.  We share the […]

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FirstEnergy Corp. Public Hearing in Martinsburg

Give yourselves a big pat on the back! The Public Service Commission of West Virginia cited your letters and comments in its decision to schedule the public hearings on FirstEnergy Corp.’s proposed transfer of the Pleasants power plant to Monongahela Power and Potomac Edison. You asked commissioners to schedule public hearings in MonPower and Potomac […]

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The Swedish Way to Boost Voter Turnout

The Swedish Way To Boost Voter Turnout, Bruno Kaufmann, Nov 05, 2014 — Time.com Whether you’re in high-turnout Sweden or low-turnout L.A., the task of getting people to participate must be a constant, year-round focus of attention, not just an issue of concern at election time. …

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LWV Action Alert: Tax Plan

ACTION ALERT – Ask your legislators to approve a tax plan that will be progressive and support needed state services. Starting about 10 years ago the state decreased business taxes with the aim of improving the economic climate in WV. We have fewer jobs now along with a $600 million cut from the state budget […]

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West Virginians For Energy Freedom

Give yourselves a big pat on the back! The Public Service Commission of West Virginia cited your letters and comments in its decision to schedule the public hearings on FirstEnergy Corp.‘s proposed transfer of the Pleasants power plant to Monongahela Power and Potomac Edison. You asked commissioners to schedule public hearings in MonPower and Potomac […]

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