The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan national organization whose purpose is to promote informed, active participation in government, increase understanding of public policy issues, and influence public policy through education and advocacy.
News from the League ...
Pinellas County Leagues published Voter Guides for the primary and general elections. Now the votes are counted. See the results of the election.
On November 5, Deirdre Macnab, President of the League of Women Voters of Florida, sent a message to members across the state, appreciating the advocacy work on ballot amendments.
Stay current by attending monthly meetings of the International Relations committee and benefit from presentations and discussion.
The Florida League of Women Voters continues to advocate that the State of Florida accept Medicaid expansion funds from the federal government. Extending healthcare coverage to Florida's uninsured is a priority. To arrange a speaker for your group, contact our League at firstname.lastname@example.org. View our press release and fact sheet.
Focus on Immigration
The Immigration Working Group stays informed on the issues, defining and promoting advocacy and educational goals each year. Through these efforts we make a difference in the lives of people who do not have the opportunity to speak for themselves. Read more about our initiatives and get involved. Email Karen Coale at email@example.com
Support Curbside Recycling!
The St. Petersburg City Council voted 7-0 on Nov 24 to approve the ordinance implementing a citywide recycling program and contracts to purchase trucks and recycling containers. Next summer recycling bins will be delivered to more than 80,000 homes, and their recyclables will be picked up every other week at a cost of $2.95/mo. To learn more, read about UCR in St. Pete and the state’s 75% Recycling Goal Report. Get involved as the League participates in UCR education efforts. Email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.