results are in! This year, League will advocate to: PROTECT DEMOCRACY: Expand opportunities to participate in elections and Government, Minimize the influence of money in politics, and Promote more representative elections systems.
REFORM REVENUE POLICIES:
Adopt Revenue Policies That Are Stable and fair to adequately
fund services and functions critical to the Well-being of the People of
FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE:
Reduce carbon Emissions and Support An Increase In Clean Air Standards.
FUND EDUCATION: Adopt a Plan to fully fund basic education By 2018 as defined by the Legislature and required by the state Constitution.
Gun Safety Toolkit The online Gun Safety Toolkit
is a collection of sound, fact-based resources to spark civil
discussion and advocacy about gun safety in our communities. We
encourage you to use this toolkit in forums, in your communications and
as a resource guide, and to share the link with your members and others
in the community. Click here to visit the toolkit. ___________________________________________________________________
Trains & Ships in Washington state
you concerned about the proposed coal terminal in Cherry Point, WA?
A summary of the public comments for the project proposed for
Cherry Point, near Bellingham is now available. Click here to read it.
Action 2015-2017 A summary of studies, consensus, and action
taken by the League of Women Voters of Washington since the 1920s.
State Legislature & Government
The Legislature convenes the second Monday
*In odd-numbered years it meets for 105 days (Jan - mid April)
*In even-numbered years it meets for 60 days (Jan - mid March)
Click here to visit the Washington State
Legislature's website, including: