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Let's Work Together to Make Democracy Work! Congratulations to all who participated in Saturday's Women's March. The League of Women Voters of New York State had a fantastic turnout from our members. Local League members marched in Washington DC, New York City,...read more
League of Women Voters of New York State Launches Electronic Voter Guide for Congressional Primary Races
Vote 411, the League’s electronic voter guide, is now LIVE! Currently, candidate information is available for all candidates running in the Congressional primaries. The information includes biographical information and responses to questions posed by the League, as...read more
LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF THE RIVERTOWNS URGES PUBLIC TO COMMENT ON PLACEMENT OF COMMERCIAL BARGES ON THE HUDSON RIVER
Ten sites between Yonkers and Kingston are being considered as possible anchorage sites for commercial barges to be used by both maritime industries and the U.S. Coast Guard. The Yonkers mooring location would stretch seven hundred fifteen acres from the Glenwood...read more
02/03/2016 | by Kelly Ceballos | League of Women Voters Announces New Position The League of Women Voters today announced a new position calling for safeguards to govern the constitutional convention process of proposing amendments to the U.S. Constitution. “The...read more
Amid news stories of too aggressive policing and court disorder, LWVR had a unique behind-the-scenes look at NYS justice when Babe Howell addressed the December expanded board meeting and holiday luncheon. Prior to her present position as Criminal Law Professor at...read more
In June 2015, LWVNYS convention delegates approved a NYS board recommended program item to conduct a post-convention concurrence with portions of LWV of Ohio's Juvenile Justice position. Concurrence is defined as agreement by League members with a position on an...read more
This Conference is an intensive four day training experience held in the spring and is designed to immerse students in the process by which public policy is proposed, enacted and changed in New York State and educate them as to how they can influence and affect this...read more
Letter to the Editor LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF THE RIVERTOWNS September 12, 2015 Dear Editor: Following the transfer of the full-time curator from Lenoir Nature Preserve in north Yonkers, we urge that a full-time replacement be appointed. A curator would...read more
Kate Jankowski speaks to the league about fundraising. https://youtu.be/5Kv5so7FrRYread more