Our Positions

Below are all of our positions.

What is a Position?

The League of Women Voters takes action on an issue only when we have a position addressing that particular issue. Members must study and come to consensus on an issue, in order to form a position. This thorough grassroots process ensures that our advocacy is well considered by a broad range of people, understood by our members, and we have a sense of the political environment.

Sacramento County Positions

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The LWVSC supports transparent review of program budget decisions . . .

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The LWVSC supports measures to encourage city/county efforts toward functional consolidation, while ensuring responsive and responsible services . . .

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The LWVSC believes the position of Mayor, City of Sacramento, should be a salaried, full-time position . . .

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The League of Women Voters of Sacramento County supports public personnel systems based upon merit principles for employment in Sacramento city and county governments; supports measures to promote equal opportunity in employment.

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Sacramento as a city of neighborhoods is better suited for a collaborative council-manager form of government, where the mayor participates with the council as a city-wide representative . . .

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The LWVSC believes that the rearing of children is a social as well as a parental responsibility . . .

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The League of Women Voters of Sacramento County supports...

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The LWVSC believes decisions on the location, type, and density of housing must be an integral part of the planning process . . .

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Consistent with a public policy committed to the value of children and youth, the LWVSC supports a greater emphasis on the use of alternatives to incarceration . . .

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The League of Women Voters of Sacramento County supports the concept of pay equity for jobs which share comparable levels of skill, efforts, working conditions, and responsibility.

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The LWVSC considers flood control a major safety, health and economic issue facing the region which requires significant, coordinated public and private action . . .

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The LWVSC supports effective city and county planning programs based upon general plans, community plans, environmental impact studies, and land use principles . . .

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The LWVSC favors the development of a more balanced transportation system for the region that will change our heavy reliance on the automobile . . .

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The LWVSC supports measures that promote integrated water-resource planning and management, with an emphasis on conservation and a balance between surface and groundwater usage . . .
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