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PRESS HERALD: While Some States Restrict Voting, Maine Lawmakers Pass Bills to Expand Access (Article)
Maine lawmakers pass several bills expanding access to voting.
The 2020 election saw the greatest participation in our nation’s history. Throughout election season, the League worked tirelessly to ensure voters had the information and the access to make their…
FY20 Litigation Wrap-Up: A Comprehensive Review of Cases Leagues Are Engaged in Across the Country (Article)
BY THOMAS TAI 7/29/2020 COVID-19 has upended America’s election systems. With federal standards varying by state, the election laws throughout…
The League joined the Census Project and other national and state organizations calling for full funding of the 2020 Census in the FY20 appropriations bills.
The League joined more than 150 organizations in support of the Humane Enforcement and Legal Protections (HELP) for Separated Children Act and Help for Separated Families Act (H.R. 3451/H.R. 3452).
LWVUS joined organizations connected to the Coalition on Human Needs on a letter urging members of Congress to lift severe caps on domestic and international discretionary spending in Fiscal Years…
The League of Women Voters sent a memo to U.S. Senators urging them to co-sponsor S. Res 252, a resolution to establish September as National Democracy Month.
The League joined nearly 300 organizations calling on members of Congress to reduce funding for detentions and deportations and provide zero funding for an unnecessary border wall.
The League sent a letter to the U.S. House Oversight and Government Affairs Committee urging the committee to use its power and remove the citizenship question from the 2020 Census.
The League joined letters calling on the committees of jurisdiction in the U.S. Senate and House to address the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census.