results are in! This year, League will advocate to: PROTECT DEMOCRACY: Expand opportunities to meaningfully participate in elections. Minimize the influence of money in politics. Promote more representative elections systems.
RAISE REVENUE: Adopt balanced, fair, adequate and flexible state revenue policies to meet critical needs.
ADDRESS CLIMATE CHANGE:
Implement best practices to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to
protect air and water quality. Incorporate environmental quality and
public health impacts in transportation decisions, particularly
regarding fossil fuels.
SUPPORT EDUCATION: Fully fund basic education as defined by the Legislature and required by the state Constitution.
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___________________________________________________________________ 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: