The LWV legislative agenda this year was to support legislation instituting criminal justice reforms for those both in and out of custody;Continue reading
The LWV advocated for Initiative 1000 which would overturn the 20 year ban on Affirmative Action and close the Opportunity Gap for women, veterans, minorities and disabled persons seeking opportunities in public education, employment, or public contracting. We will continue to monitor and rally against any ballot measure to reverse this hard won success.Continue reading
The LWV goal for the 2019 session in Olympia was to: Improve access to the ballot, reduce the influence of special interest money, and increase transparency in government and politics.Continue reading
The latest on bills the League supports, opposes, and is watching!
- Support prepaid postage on election ballots – contact your representatives in Olympia and urge passage of HB 1209 / SB 5063.
- Support Native American Voting Rights Act – urge your representatives to pass HP 1339 / SB 5079.
Take Action to Support Democracy!
At the League, we are excited about the new session of Congress and we are proud to support a new piece of legislation–HR1: For the People Act– which stands to improve American elections by making our elections more free, fair, and accessible to all eligible Americans.
Welcome Representative Schrier to Washington, DC, with a call urging her to support HR1.