LWV Jefferson County WV News

Open Governmental Meetings Act Press Release

PRESS RELEASE League of Women Voters to Study Local Implementation of Open Governmental Meetings Act The training session, open to the public, will be on Wednesday, April 10, at 7:00 p.m. at Charles Washington Hall, 106 N. George Street, across from the Jefferson County Courthouse. The LWV study consists of two parts. The first part…
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Pass H.R. 1 — the “For The People” Act

Dear Friend: Voters across the country voted for democracy reform up and down the ballot in 2018, sending the 116th Congress a clear message that the country is ready for bold, comprehensive democracy reforms. And now, H.R. 1, the “For The People Act,” is on the verge of passing the House of Representatives — THIS…
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Guns on Campus, Protect Our Water & Money in Elections

From: Helen Gibbins, President, LWV Of HuntingtonRe: Information from the Citizen Action Group 1. Guns on campuses — the League did not take action on this issue, but I know many of you are interested in the issue. 2. Action for Clean Water 3. Money in elections Citizen Action Needed to Stop Guns on Campus,…
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JCC Budget Work Sessions

The County Commission of Jefferson County will meet for FY20 budget deliberations and budget work sessions. Meetings will be held in the County Commission meeting room located at the Old Charles Town Library, 200 E. Washington Street, Charles Town, West Virginia 25414 on the following dates: Wednesday, February 13, at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, February 14,…
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Public Budget Forum Feb. 5

The County Commission of Jefferson County will hold a public budget forum on Tuesday, February 5, at 7:00 p.m. in the County Commission Meeting Room located in the Old Charles Town Library, 200 East Washington Street, Charles Town, WV 25414. The purpose of the forum is to provide information regarding the upcoming FY20 budget and…
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Water Policy News: Senate Committee Unanimously Votes to Updated Water Protections

From: Helen Gibbins Good News. The Energy, Industry, and Mining Committee amended SB 167, by re-inserting the 60 toxins that must be regulated in WV. Including those 60 toxins in the final bill still has an uphill battle. The opposition is working hard too. The bill moves on to the Senate Judiciary Committee; and then to…
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The WV Legislature Can Ensure Our Water Is Protected – But They Need To Hear From You!

From: Helen GibbinsJulie Archer and I attended the DEPs listening session yesterday on water quality standards. Below is a write up from the WV Rivers Coalition and the Beckley Register Herald.Contact your member/s on the Senate Judiciary Committee and/or the Senate Industry, Engineering, and Mining Committee. (The article below will list the members of the…
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LWV Huntington WV Newsletter — January 2019

Newsletter of the LWV of Huntington WV — January 2019 WV Legislative Priorities LWVUS: HR 1; Climate Change; 19th Amendment Memorial Read the January 2019 Newsletter of the LWV of Huntington WV
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LWV Morgantown/Monongalia County Wins Award

MORGANTOWN, W.VA. – The Morgantown Human Rights Commission is spotlighting local residents and organizations that exemplify the spirit of diversity and human rights in the community with its annual Human Rights Day Awards. The award winners for 2018 are Barbara Evans Fleischauer for the individual award and the League of Women Voters – Morgantown/Monongalia County…
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