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Statements and Press Releases

Washington, DC – League of Women Voters president Chris Carson issued the following statement in response to the reports of President Trump’s atrocious comments during a…
Washington, DC – League of Women Voters president, Chris Carson issued the following statement in response to President Trump's Executive Order terminating his 'election integrity' commission.
The League opposes the Senate's plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act as part of a tax overhaul bill. The newest attack on the ACA would cut health care coverage for 13 million people and increase premiums by double digits. 
President Trump’s executive order to end health care subsidies for insurance companies will raise premiums and leave more Americans without meaningful health insurance.
By repealing the Clean Power Plan, the White House is putting the interests of corporate polluters ahead of the health and safety of the American public.

News Clips

Dr. Deirdre Kamlani, Board Member of the League of Women Voters of Greenwich, talks about an innovative approach to teaching US history, democracy and civics using the Harvard Case Study Method.

 Julie Kessel, President of the St. Petersburg Florida Area League, talks to The Union Edge about the FIRST municipality post-Citizens United to abolish Super PACs and limit foreign corporate spending in local elections.

The League supports automatic voter registration. In Massachusetts, League Executive Director Meryl Kessler calls it, “the next logical step in the modernization of the electoral process”.

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered the Commonwealth Court to decide a gerrymandering lawsuit by the end of the year.

Jeanette Senecal, the League of Women Voters Senior Director of Elections, talks to The Union Edge about the impact of local elections,  voting rights, and gerrymandering.