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The State We're In: Washington
A Civics Text by the League of Women Voters of Washington Education Fund

ACTION & POSITIONS

- LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES
- GUN SAFETY TOOLKIT

- COAL TRAINS IN WA
- POSITION STATEMENTS
- WASHINGTON STATE LEGISLATURE & GOVERNMENT
- LEGISLATIVE NEWSLETTER
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2014 Legislative Priorities

The results are in!  This year, League will advocate to:
  • Strengthen Democracy
  • Support Sustainable Agricultural Policies
  • Adopt Balanced, Fair, Adequate & Flexible State Revenue Policies
  • Support Education, Early Learning, Families and Children
  • Promote Gun Responsibility
  • Improve Access to Health Care
  • Protect Our Natural Resources
  • Provide Adequate Funding for Statewide Transportation

Issue Papers - For More on League Issues:

You can make a difference. Sign up for League's Legislative Newsletter and Action Alerts to learn how YOU can advocate for these important issues.
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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.

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Coal Trains & Ships in Washington state

Are 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. 
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LWVWA Position Statements

Program in Action 2013-2015
A summary of studies, consensus, and action taken by the League of Women Voters of Washington since the 1920s.
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Washington State Legislature & Government

Washington State Legislature

The Legislature convenes the second Monday of January
*In odd-numbered years it meets for 105 days (Jan - mid April)
*In even-numbered years it meets for 60 days (Jan - mid March)

State Government Links
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LWVWA Legislative Newsletter

Subscribe to LWVWA's e-Legislative Newsletter here.

Legislative Newsletter

Click here to access our archive containing newsletters from 2013 to present


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Washington Public News Service

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