LWV Jefferson County WV News

National Poll Worker Recruitment Day – Sept 1

National Poll Worker Recruitment Day is September 1, 2020 Warner Announces Partnership with WV United Way for Poll Worker Recruitment for General Election Charleston, W. Va. – Secretary of State Mac Warner announced today that the United Way of West Virginia will join his office in participating in the first-ever National Poll Worker Recruitment Day…
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SOS Warner Discusses Election Preparations with Senate

Secretary of State Mac Warner invited to discuss General Election Preparations with U.S. Senate Charleston, W. Va. – (July 22, 2020) West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner will be a featured presenter at 10:30 a.m. today before the United States Senate Committee on Rules & Administration. Warner was invited to address the Committee on “General…
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Warner Issues Primary Election Report

Warner Issues Comprehensive Primary Election Report Outlining Planning and Preparation During the Pandemic Charleston, W.Va. — Secretary of State Mac Warner has now released the highlights of the most unique and challenging election in state history in a comprehensive report to state officials, legislators and the general public. The report follows the formal certification of…
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Action Alert: Ask Legislators to Help Identify Toxic Chemicals in Our Drinking Water

Late last week, a Senate Committee took a step towards safer drinking water with the introduction and passage of Senate Concurrent Resolution 46. Our executive director, Angie Rosser, testified to the committee in support of the Resolution. … This Resolution requires the WVDEP and WVDHHR to identify PFAS in drinking water supplies. On Monday, 2/24, the…
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Take Action! SB611 and Renewable Power

From: Helen Gibbins, LWV Of HuntingtonNow is the time to generate many emails or phone calls to put Power Purchase Agreements (SB 611) on the Senate Economic Development Committee calendar. Quantities of communications to governmental decision makers work. See below for what you can do. Phone Senator Swope, Chair of the Senate Economic Development Committee,…
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Summary of Findings: Open Meetings Study

Open Meetings Study Findings Over the past several months, members of the LWV of Jefferson County surveyed how 12 local governmental boards and commissions are implementing the West Virginia Open Governmental Meetings Act. The first step in the process was a community presentation in April by the West Virginia Ethics Commission staff on the provisions…
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Commentary: 19th Amendment

From: Helen Gibbins
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