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LWV Of Hillsborough County

Community Leaders

Teresa Potter, President
Chris Barnum Conn, Vice President

League ID

FL013

Phone

(813) 649-4309

Stories from Around the State

This story was originally published by Spectrum News.

When Kay Hudson looks at campaign signs, she sees clutter.

With Election Day over, the League of Women Voters volunteer has a new task — clearing up campaign sign recycling drop-off sites. 

This story originally aired on WPTV News.

Election Day is less than two weeks away and people want their voices heard. Early voting is already underway in Palm Beach County and one thing is certain— with each voter, comes lots of passion.

This story was originally published in Votebeat.

Kansas, Missouri, Florida among states with laws that voter registration groups say put volunteers at risk

This story was originally published in Public News Service.

Lanelle Phillmon, president of the League of Women Voters of Jacksonville/First Coast, FL, spoke to Public News Service on the responsibilities and benefits of working as a poll worker.

On June 24, 2022, the United States Supreme Court released its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, overturning the constitutional right to abortion. In so doing, they turned back the clock, looking almost exclusively at reproductive rights from the lens of the mid-1800s and earlier to determine whether the Constitution confers a right to abortion.

WASHINGTON — Today, the US Supreme Court ruled 6 – 3 in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen that New York’s 100-year-old law restricting certain individuals from carrying concealed weapons in public places is unconstitutional, effectively weakening gun safety laws around the country.