Gathering state and local election officials along with nonprofit partners, the LWVNJ recognized the hard work, dedication and community spirit that prevailed after Hurricane Sandy ripped through the state last fall.
The summer and fall months of 2013 are shaping up to play an important role in the fight to reform our broken campaign finance system. Here’s a little more detail on what is going on around this issue.
In November, millions of Americans spent hours waiting in long lines in order to exercise their right to vote. One solution? Implement better early voting laws. Leagues in Florida and New York are showing us how it's done.
Now is the time for the U.S. to lead the world through the greatest environmental challenge of our generation. Join us as we celebrate Earth Day and urge President Obama to protect our country and our planet and reject the Keystone XL pipeline.
Early this month, a plethora of voter suppression bills – one of the broadest attacks on voting rights we’ve seen this year – were introduced by members of the North Carolina Legislature. If passed, the consequences of the restrictions on voting would be dire.
This past week, the League's 2013 Ruth S. Shur Leadership Institute held its training program for 28 exceptional League leaders selected tas national coaches for the Membership and Leadership Development (MLD) Program.