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 NC Private Schools Teach History Own Way

Monday, September 13, 2021

LWVNC Study on Schools Receiving Funding through Vouchers.  Read Times-News article HERE.


 LWVHC Sponsors Student Environmental Video Contest

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Read Times-News video contest announcement HERE.


 Responsible Leadership

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Read Letter to the Editor from LWVHC member, Rachel Poller, HERE.


 NC Redistricting Public Comment Portal

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

The NC General Assembly’s Committees on Redistricting kicked off the drawing of new district maps Aug. 5. Committee members have determined the criteria used to draw them.

Please post your comments about the scheduling and format of opportunities for public participation at the portal for public comment: https://www.ncleg.gov/requestforcomments/38 now through October 2021. For ideas about what to say about fairness and transparency in this process, see this letter sent to the Committees by the League of Women Voters NC and other nonpartisan good government organizations: https://southerncoalition.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/NC-Redistricting-Demands-Letter_FINAL-1.pdf.


 Hendersonville City Council Resolution Supports Fair Districts

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Read Letter to the Editor from LWVHC member and Fair Districts Team Chair, Carol Weaver, HERE.


 LWVHC Presents Francee Sherman Award & Installs New Officers

Thursday, June 24, 2021

LWVHC holds 2021 Annual Meeting. Read Times-News article HERE.


 League Supports Free Speech, Opposes HB805

Monday, May 31, 2021

"The effect of HB805 would be to stifle citizens' ability to influence government through peaceful protests."

Read the full Letter to the Editor opposing HB805 HERE

 


 Immigration and Children at the Border

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Read Letter to the Editor from LWVHC Board member and Immigration Team Co-Chair, Debi Miller HERE.


 Immigration Reform

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Read LWVHC Letter to the Editor HERE.


 Support Drivers' Privilege Bill

Saturday, April 24, 2021

Read LTE from LWVHC Board member, Debi Miller, HERE.


 League of Women Voters Announces April 29th "Day of Action"

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Read LWVHC Letter to the Editor HERE.


 Democracy and Voter Participation

Monday, March 29, 2021

Read LWVHC Letter to the Editor HERE.