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March 7th Capitol Report now available here.
On March 3, 2014, LWVF sent a letter to Jack Latvala, Chair of the Senate Ethics and Elections Committee, expressing strong support for online voter registration. Click here to see the letter.
Florida Water and Land Legacy Campaign Update: The amendment proposal will now be on the ballot as proposed Amendment I, and a website has been set up to promote getting out the vote for the amendment. For updates on VoteYeson1fl.org see http://voteyeson1fl.org/.
LWVUS President Elizabeth McNamara has released a Call To Action on "Dark Money" - click here to learn what you can do. See also this February 19, 2014, LWVUS press release explaining the LWVUS's communication to the Internal Revenue Service.
Our Saturday morning meeting on March 22, 2014,will focus on Environmental Considerations in Transportation Planning in Volusia County. Speakers will be Lois Bollenback, Executive Director of Volusia Transportation Planning Organization, and Pat Northey, Volusia County Council Member. For more information see the March issue of LWVVC's Voter.
LWVVC's next evening Hot Topics Meeting will be March 31st, when our speaker will be 7th Judicial Circuit Judge Joseph Will whose topic will be “Drug Courts Work.” His presentation will include a brief history of drug courts, statistics on recidivism and how the program works. Hot Topics meetings are from 5 to 7 pm. For more information see the March issue of LWVVC's Voter.
Indian River Lagoon: Unable to attend the February 15th LWVVC program on the Indian River Lagoon? Troy Rice, Director of the Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program, has generously shared with us a copy of his presentation slides which can be viewed here.
Capitol Report Returns: LWVF's new Governmental Consultant Debbie Harrison Rumberger will be filing reports every Friday during session, updating League members about what's going on in Tallahassee. The first issue of Capitol Report for this legislative period will be found here.
Voting Rights: The League of Women Voters continues to express its concern regarding the June 25th Supreme Court decision which greatly weakened the Voting Rights Act. For the LWV's statement on the issue, click here. To download a LWV template for a letter to the editor asking that Congress address this issue, click here. To read the Supreme Court's Opinion and Attorney Arguments on this case, go to http://www.supremecourt.gov and select "Opinions" and "Arguments" for the case "Shelby County v. Holder".
For the Supreme Court Opinion on the DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act) case, see http://www.supremecourt.gov/ and select from the column of recent cases "United States v Windsor". Transcripts of the attorney's oral arguments will be found on the same site here.
Want to know more about a U.S. Senator's or Congressman's votes on a topic such as gun control, abortion, or other topic? Check out this database compiled by the Washington Post. It lists those who voted No, Yes, or did not vote for each bill in Congress (party affiliation not noted, but you can sort by name or by state). Select "Explore" to find out about each Congressman and Senator and his/her voting record.
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We hope you will consider joining the League. Any citizen over 18, male or female, may become a voting member of the LWV. Associate membership is available to younger people and non-citizens. When you join the League of Women Voters of Volusia County, you automatically become a member of the Florida and U.S. Leagues.
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