New York State
New York State
Governor Cuomo 2019 Justice Agenda
In a speech today (12/17/2018), Governor Cuomo unveiled a 20 point agenda for the first 100 days of the upcoming legislative session. Read the 20 points here.
2019 NYS Legislative Calendar
The NYS Legislature released its session calendar today (12/12/2018). See it here.
League’s Education Foundation 2017-18 Annual Report
The accomplishments of the League’s Education Foundation last year are documented and photographed in the new Annual Report. See it here.
Make every day Thanksgiving. VOTE with your consumer dollars to prevent food waste.
Beth Radow, chair of the NYS League’s committee on energy, agriculture and the environment has prepared a BE EARTHWISE guide for you to VOTE with your consumer dollars and daily practices to toss less food & feed more people while saving money and our natural resources. Also, watch Beth Radow’s interview with League member Ina Aronow on the environment and making a difference against climate change--with a focus on food.
League Joins Lawsuit Challenging 25 Day Voter Registration Deadline
- The League of Women Voters of NYS joined The New York Civil Liberties Union, American Civil Liberties Union, and the law firm Latham & Watkins LLP to file a lawsuit today challenging New York’s 25-day voter registration cutoff for arbitrarily disenfranchising tens of thousands of eligible voters. See the press release and the complaint.
Teaching High School Students How to Engage in Politics
- The state League and the NYS Social Studies Supervisory Association (NYS4A) are pleased to announce the publication of seven lesson plans on state and local government for teachers of the New York Grade 12 Participation in Government course. Click here to see the topics and lesson plans.
- Press Release on Lesson Plans