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Dierdre Macnab is the president of the League of Women Voters of Florida. She says the ruling set a precedent for other states considering voter purges.
Less than two years after the failed voter purge of 2012 and only seven months shy of the upcoming state election of 2014, the state of Florida has decided not to go ahead with another planned purg
A U.S. Court of Appeals ruled that Florida’s plan to purge voters just before the 2012 elections was prohibited by the National Voter Registration Act. “This is a big win for voters and a significant victory for good election administration practices,” said Elisabeth MacNamara, League president.
This month marks the fourth anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The League was a strong advocate for the legislation when it was debated and passed by Congress in 2010.
Deirdre Mcnab, president of the League of Women Voters of Florida, guest blogs on their advocacy work to get Florida to expand the Medicaid program through the Affordable Care Act.
It’s the largest Florida city without curbside recycling. St. Petersburg City Council members are expected to change that Thursday.