Federal Policies and Budget (California)

Federal Policies and Budget (California)

League members take action on issues where we have studied the topic and have reached conclusions that are embodied in our positions. Our Action/Advocacy Committee meets monthly (see Calendar of Events). Recent activities have included advocacy for affordable housing proposals in several cities, support of extending the county healthcare plan to undocumented immigrants, and statements on the Concord Naval Weapons Station re-use plans.

Event Date: 
Feb 2 2019 - 10:00am
Event location: 

LWV Diablo Valley office

This is our monthly advocacy planning meeting. Discussion may include local actions in support of positions from any level of the League, as well as updates on current priority issues such as housing, immigration, and healthcare.

Event Date: 
Dec 13 2018 - 12:00pm
Event location: 

LWV Diablo Valley office

This is our monthly advocacy planning meeting. We will be discussing action priorities and interviews with elected state representatives.

healthcare
Blog Post

I have had lifelong hay fever—pollen allergies. After years of dealing with it, my residual problem is vision impairment due to chronic conjunctivitis.

perinatal health
News

Site Visit to the Perinatal Wellness Center, located at the West Fresno Regional Center. At the board meeting the Department presented the Outcomes Report.

Event Date: 
Nov 3 2018 - 10:00am
Event location: 

LWV Diablo Valley office

This is our monthly advocacy meeting for Board members and other League members with specific issues they are following.

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LWV 2018 GENERAL ELECTION ISSUE ENDORSEMENTS

 

ISSUE 14

The League of Women Voters of Kent strongly encourages a “YES” vote for Issue 14, a 2.0 mill, five-year levy renewal to support the continued operations of the Portage County Board of Developmental Disabilities. The levy, which would currently cost the owner of a $100,000 home just under $30 per year, has been in place since 1989.

vaccine
News

Troubled Pathway to Immunization: A couple of months ago the Bee featured the death of a local woman caused by Lyme disease, a tickborne systemic bacterial infection.

Position

Meet the Candidates Button in Red White and Blue with stars
Event Date: 
Oct 24 2018 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Burbank City Council Chambers

Join us for a candidate forum for both the 28th and 30th Districts of the United States House of Representatives. This forum features Congressman Adam Schiff and his challenger Johnny Nalbandian, as well as Congressman Brad Sherman and his challenger Mark Reed. Submit your questions by Oct. 23rd from our event page.

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