League of Women Voters of the Rivertowns

Your NYS League November State Voter is available here

Members and friends wishing to make tax deductible donations to the Rivertowns League can now use credit cards and do it online.

Upcoming Programs

Please join us for our holiday membership meeting on Saturday, December 10, where we will be considering consensus questions on legislative procedures as mandated by the State League. After a short business meeting, we will be visited by a New York City League member who will walk us through the issues, to be followed by a discussion and arrival at consensus.lwvr-12-16-meeting-1

Here is some helpful background information to familiarize you with the questions to be considered, which include term lengths for state legislators and limits on outside income. Please take ten minutes to look through this material – especially the very helpful powerpoint slides – so that you can be prepared to ask questions of our guest speaker.

IMG_1024The timetable for our December meeting is as follows:

9:30 -11 – business meeting

11-noon – discussion of legislative procedures

noon – holiday cookies and fellowship


We look forward to seeing you on December 10; please RSVP to info@lwv-rivertowns.org if you will be attending.

Wanted: Students Interested in Politics!

It’s the time of year for local leagues to recruit high school juniors for the NYS League’s Students Inside Albany program.

Here are flyers to download and post in your neighborhoods, ideas on where to find students, information on important deadlines, a brochure to download and distribute, and our Rivertowns League SIA application.