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LWV Priorities and Positions 2011-2012

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League of Women Voters' current local, Colorado and US priorities and positions

National Program Planning

*11/17/11 LWVUS: Program Planning Guide Is Here!

Every two years state and local Leagues and ILO's participate in the LWVUS Program Planning process by making recommendations concerning program issues + this is one of the ways we remain a grassroots organization. The Program Planning process is an important League tool for identifying issues for study, review and update or concurrence. Here is the guide to assist you in your January/February meetings on Program Planning. The deadline for submitting program planning response forms is March 1, 2012.

La Plata League local positions

  • affordable housing adopted by the membership at the Annual Meeting, May 11, 2004 and reaffirmed May 13, 2006

  • comprehensive planning originally adopted in the 1980s, was reaffirmed at the Annual Meeting, May 11,
    2004.

  • county home rule originally adopted in 1990, was reaffirmed at the Annual Meeting, May 11, 2004.

  • Desert Rock energy project adopted by the membership at membership meeting, September 11, 2007.

  • Durango City Government originally adopted in the 1980s, was reaffirmed at the Annual Meeting, May 11,
    2004.

  • Durango Public Library bond issue adopted by the membership at the Annual Meeting, May 11, 2007.

  • Health Service District adopted by the membership at the Annual Meeting, May 13, 2006.

  • local education policy This position was drafted in 1975, updated in 1987 and updated again in January 2002 and was reaffirmed at the Annual Meeting, May 11, 2004 and May 13, 2006. This update replaces the section entitled "School District 9R Accountability" in the local publication Local Program for Study and Action.

  • Voter Center concept adopted by the membership at the Annual Meeting, May 13, 2006.

  • LWVLPC local programs 2011 - 2012 All positions were reaffirmed by the membership on May 10, 2011.

Colorado League Program for Study and Action

*LWVCO: Program Positions The League of Women Voters of Colorado's program consists of governmental issues chosen by members for study and ultimate action. This document is a summary of the LWV of Colorado's position statements. It is the basis of LWVCO's participation in advocacy activity.

League of Women Voters US Public Policy Positions

US League Issues Priorities

* LWVUS: Impact On Issues 2010-2012 cludes the official statements of position for each program area, briefly traces significant past actions and achievements, and indicates links among positions. The LWVUS public policy positions reflect the 2010-2012 program adopted by the 2010 convention of the League of Women Voters of the United States; the "positions in brief" listed there summarize the official statements of position included in this guide. Updated following biennial convention. LWVUS, 80 pp., $9.00, PDF Version. 2011, Pub. No. 386