Impact on Issues 2012

Includes the official statements of position for each program area, briefly traces significant past actions and achievements, and indicates links among positions. The LWVUS public policy positions reflect the 2012-2014 program adopted by the 2012 convention of the League of Women Voters of the United States; the "positions in brief" listed there summarize the official statements of position included in this guide. Updated following biennial convention.

LWVUS, 80 pp., $9.00, PDF Version. 2013, Pub. No. 386

The League and coalition partners sent a letter to Senators urging them to oppose amendments to S. 493 that would dismantle the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to address life-threatening pollution.

Audited financial statements for the League of Women Voters Education Fund for the years 2008, 2009 and 2010.

The League sent letters to Senators Warner of Virginia and Chambliss of Georgia on their efforts to develop a consensus approach to solving our nation’s fiscal problems.

The League and coalition partners sent a letter to the leadership of the House Committee on Ethics expressing concern regarding the length of time it has taken to investigate possible ethics violations by Representative Maxine Waters.

League Expresses Concern Over Stalled Ethics Investigation The League and coalition partners sent a letter to the leadership of the House Committee on Ethics asking when the inquiry into possible ethics violations by Representative Maxine Waters will be resumed and completed.

The League and coalition partners sent a letter to Senators urging them to oppose legislation that would dismantle the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to address life-threatening pollution.

League President Elisabeth MacNamara sent a letter to the House of Representatives urging members to oppose legislation that would gut the Clean Air Act and overturn a Supreme Court decision by preventing EPA from regulating greenhouse gases.

The League and coalition partners sent a letter to House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Upton and Ranking Member Waxman urging them to oppose legislation that would dismantle the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to address life-threatening carbon dioxide and other pollution.

NEW EPA EMISSIONS STANDARDS FOR MERCURY AND OTHER AIR TOXICS WILL SAVE LIVES

March 16, 2011-Washington, DC:   In response to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) announcement today of its proposed Mercury and Air Toxics Standard, 13 leading public health and environmental advocacy groups released the following statement:

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