February 16, 2006
This new LWVEF booklet is a first-of-its-kind, designed to share some of the basic principles involved in public dialogue processes and to acquaint the reader with what is needed to organize various types of gatherings, from small- and large-group interactions to online formats. Included are some basic planning questions as well as resources to help the reader conduct citizen engagement through dialogue at the community level.
January 19, 2006
|Members of the U.S. Senate|
|Kay J. Maxwell, President|
|Democracy Issues in the Second Session|
A number of issues pending before Congress go to the heart of the functioning of American democracy.
Guidelines for Use of the Online Database
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December 14, 2005
November 18, 2005
November 8, 2005
Co-Sponsor H.R. 4194, the Shays-Meehan Internet Anti-Corruption and Free Speech Protection Act
The undersigned organizations strongly urge you to co-sponsor and support H.R. 4194, the Internet Anti-Corruption and Free Speech Protection Act of 2005 introduced by Representatives Christopher Shays (R-CT) and Marty Meehan (D-MA).
The organizations include the Campaign Legal Center, Common Cause, Democracy 21, the League of Women Voters, Public Citizen and US PIRG.
In this section, you will find all the resources and information for projects sponsored by the LWVUS. This section will mirror the Projects in the public area of the LWVUS web site and will also include any "Members Only" resources.
October 31, 2005
The undersigned groups strongly oppose H.R.1606, sponsored by Representative Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), which would open huge new loopholes for corrupt soft money to be used by federal candidates, parties, corporations, labor unions and wealthy donors in federal campaigns.
H.R. 1606 is controversial legislation that is scheduled for a suspension calendar vote on Wednesday in a stealth attack with little notice.
October 24, 2005