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Statements and Press Releases

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.
Eliminating employer-covered birth control coverage, a requirement under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is a direct assault on a woman’s right to make her own health care choices.
Texas Advocacy Groups to Texas Officials: Handing Over Voter Information Violates State Law

News Clips

 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.

We're looking at millions of voters being unable to vote and it’s going to potentially change the outcome of elections in states across the country.