Other Issues

Other Issues

From advancing health care to protecting the environment, voters care about many issues. We promote social and economic justice as well as the health and safety of all Americans to defend democracy.

Read more on LWVUS »

Position

Protect against unreasonable foreclosure on homesteads, priority of payments, and election safeguards.

Position

Promote adequate and fair funding for major state responsibilities, equitable taxation and increased accountability.

Position

Support early childhood education, professional development, and access to affordable, high quality childcare. Expand high quality prekindergarten. Increase services for children with disabilities/developmental delays.

Position

Support treatment programs for drug abuse and addiction as an alternative to incarceration. Support elimination of penalties for cannabis when recommended by a physician or for small amounts.

Position

Support programs to eliminate the incidence of domestic violence, including protective orders and financial compensation for victims.

Position

The League of Women Voters of Texas supports equitable and efficient means of enforcing court orders for child support. The League of Women Voters of Texas supports changes in Texas laws that would enable a court to award adequate post-divorce payments to a spouse when appropriate.

Position

Protect children from abuse and neglect through adequate funding, services and programs, training to report signs of abuse and neglect, and correctional measures for abusers. Enforce court orders for child support.

Position

Promote a moratorium on the death penalty. Support the option of life sentence without parole in capital cases.

Position

Support measures to combat climate change, including promotion of renewable energy resources and energy conservation. Support control of air pollution in Texas.
Blog Post

by Sonja Schuyler, LWV-Vermont State Board

Pages