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League Meetings

General Meeting - Saturday, November 21, 2015 - Tryon Library - 10:30 am program: discussion and consensus of Constitutional Amendment Study. This is a national consensus study and your participation is important. Study information packet is here. Part 1 is focused on developing guidelines to identify an appropriate and well-crafted amendment. The second and third parts of the consensus study are centered on the Article V Constitutional Convention.

Video of: School to Prison Pipeline II, Should Our Youth Spend a Lifetime behind Bars? From Monday, October 26, 2015, View I and II here.

League in the News

LWV Pensacola Bay Area celebrated National Voter Registration Day September 22nd at UWF with Escambia County Supervisor of Elections, AKA, SGA, Beta Gamma.
Make sure everyone you know updates their voter registration or gets registered to vote.


League Scores Historic Redistricting Victory - Senate admits it violated constitution, gerrymandered districts to be redrawn in time for 2016 elections. Read more...

League Applauds Florida Supreme Court Fair Districts Ruling "It has been a long hard battle against devious, political scheming, but today the Florida Supreme Court handed the people of Florida a total victory, forcing the redrawing of every one of the eight districts that we contested in the lawsuit," said Pamela Goodman, president of the League of Women Voters of Florida, part of the coalition that filed suit to have the districts redrawn because of gerrymandering. Read more...

Stopping Partisan Gerrymandering and Protecting Independent Redistricting Commissions - Blog by Stephanie Drahan 06/30/2015

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a big victory for citizen-led democracy. In a 5-4 decision in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, the Court found that voters can st up independent redistricting commissions. Read more...

Supreme Court Upholds Key Provision of Affordable Care Act. Federal Tax - 06/25/2015 by Kelly Ceballos. Fedral Tax Subsidies Upheld in King v. Burwell Decision. Read more...

Florida Supreme Court oral argument on the League’s lawsuit on the Congressional Redistricting maps March 4, 2015. The League of Women Voters of Florida,etc., et al.v. Ken Detzner,et al. View video portal here...

Press Release LWV Florida - February 5, 2015 - Battle Over Voucher Program Back in Court Read more ...






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