The League, with coalition partners, sent a letter to the Senate urging Senators to make transparency and accountability a priority and to end the needless obstruction that threatens the vibrancy of our democracy due to the filibuster.

League Urges Senate to Reform Rules

League President Elisabeth MacNamara sent a letter to the Senate urging Senators to reform their rules in ways that maintain the best traditions of the Senate while ensuring openness, accountability, decision-making capability and effective performance.

League Urges Senate to Reform Rules

League President Elisabeth MacNamara sent a letter to the Senate urging Senators to reform their rules in ways that maintain the best traditions of the Senate while ensuring openness, accountability, decision-making capability and effective performance.

The League and coalition partners sent a letter to Speaker-designee Boehner urging him to preserve or strengthen House ethics rules and standards of conduct.

The League and coalition partners sent a letter to Speaker-designee Boehner urging him to preserve or strengthen House ethics rules and standards of conduct.

December 9, 2010

The Honorable Harry Reid
The Honorable Richard Durbin
The Honorable Charles Schumer
United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510

Dear Senators Reid, Durbin and Schumer:

Failure to act on the New START treaty this year would undermine the country’s national security interests, as both our military leadership and numerous former Republican officials have noted.

December 9, 2010

The Honorable Harry Reid
The Honorable Richard Durbin
The Honorable Charles Schumer
United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510

Dear Senators Reid, Durbin and Schumer:

Failure to act on the New START treaty this year would undermine the country’s national security interests, as both our military leadership and numerous former Republican officials have noted.

The League and its coalition partners submitted joint testimony to members of the Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law in support of the Convention for the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) Treaty.

League President Elisabeth MacNamara sent a letter to Speaker-elect Boehner urging him to retain the Office of Congressional Ethics in the upcoming 112th Congress.

League President Elisabeth MacNamara sent a letter to Speaker-elect Boehner urging him to retain the Office of Congressional Ethics in the upcoming 112th Congress.

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