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“Filling a federal courtroom and adjacent overflow room, some 300 Cleveland area residents heard two hours of testimony on Ohio's new voter suppression law at a field hearing May 7 called by U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL).”

Melanie Ramey of the Wisconsin League: “We in Wisconsin can be grateful that the Environmental Protection Agency recently issued national regulations... Congress made a promise to us when it passed the Clean Air Act in 1970 to protect future generations from pollutants like smog, soot, carbon and mercury. Now it is up to all of us to keep that promise.”

“Minnesota lawmakers spent hours going back and forth on the Voter ID amendment, before finally passing it through both chambers ... The League of Women Voters is against the amendment saying it only disenfranchises voters.”

“Gone will be the arbitrary deadline, according to Cheryl Dunson, president of the League of Women Voters of Connecticut. Instead of having to register seven days before the election, the measure approved by state lawmakers allows for same-day registration.”

The Florida Bar, the American Bar Association and the League of Women Voters of Florida on Monday unveiled "The Vote’s in Your Court," a campaign designed to educated voters about judicial merit-re

“New York State trails most states in voter turnout. The recent Republican Primary Election garnered only 10 percent of those eligible to vote. ... The League of Women Voters has prepared a presentation on ways to increase voter participation in our state.”

“Some see South Carolina’s voter ID law and other states’ efforts to tighten early voting as less of an attempt to curb voter fraud than some of the earliest volleys in the 2012 presidential race. ... Julie Hussey of the League of Women Voters of the Charleston Area said, “A lot of it is really national-level politics that we're seeing at the state level.” She said such efforts appear directed at states, such as South Carolina and Texas, ...”

“The League of Women Voters updated students about the upcoming elections and registered first-time voters in a visit to campus [Pasadena City College, CA] on Tuesday. Volunteers from the organization set up a small booth at the Quad to help interested passersby...”

“Ten regular voters say Pennsylvania’s new voter identification law will prevent them from voting in this November’s election and they estimate as many as 80,000 to 800,000 Pennsylvanians do not have acceptable photo IDs to vote ... That's the crux of a 53-page lawsuit filed...by citizens and three organizations, including the League of Women Voters...”

“On Friday, the League of Women Voters will introduce a new online Voters Guide for the upcoming primary election. It will be available at VOTE411, a website originally developed by the national LWV.”