“From the first settlers who came to our shores, from the first American Indian families who befriended them, men and women have worked together to build this nation. Too often the women were unsung and sometimes their contributions went unnoticed. But the achievements, leadership, courage, strength and love of the …Continue reading →
PLEASE JOIN THE UNITED NATIONS OBSERVERS GOOGLE GROUP Jill Follows, UN Observer and member of LWV Fairfax Area UN@lwv-fairfax.org Excitement is building for the United Nations’ 62nd Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62). This hugely influential series of meetings and discussions will be held at United Nations headquarters from …Continue reading →
OneVirginia2021 Call 16 February 2018 Companion bills x-crossed over between House & Senate. Have some hope that if/when passed that Gov Northam could add things to make even better. But unlikely since his main concern is Medicaid Expansion. Senator Saslaw: has always criticized OneVA2021 saying that Democrats in VA General …Continue reading →
Way back on February 27, 2017, Patrick Wilson with the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported that the majority of Virginia lawmakers wanted videos of the committee hearings. (READ HERE) Now, on January 5, 2017, Patrick Wilson with the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports “Virginia to broadcast and archive General Assembly committee hearings for the …Continue reading →
The Program Planning Leaders’ Guide is now available with an introductory letter from LWVUS President Chris Carson. Responses from local and state Leagues and ILOs are due by March 1, 2018. Program planning will culminate with adoption of a program of education and action at Convention 2018 in Chicago, IL. …Continue reading →
A huge “THANK YOU” to Carolyn Rude, President LWV Montgomery County VA for taking notes during the WLRT Pre-Session and sharing them with us! Wonderful speakers discussed many important issues that are likely to come up in the form of bills before the Legislature.
Another huge “THANK YOU” must go to the team that put this event together: Event Coordinator Lynn Johnston and the Legislative team of Valarie Fillgrove and Mary Chruchfield.
Click the image below to open the file and see the many topics covered during this annual “kick-off” to the 2018 Virginia Legislative Session!