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  • Celebrate the VOTES Act! (6/28/2022) - Governor Baker signed the VOTES Act June 22!  Unrestricted mail voting and expanded early voting are now law.  It reduces the registration deadline before elections from 20 days to 10.  This law also helps election…
  • LWVMA Statement on Supreme Court Decision Overturning Constitutional Right to Abortion; Moving Forward from Here… (6/28/2022) - The League of Women Voters of Massachusetts views the Supreme Court opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization overturning Roe v. Wade as an attack on a fundamental right to health care and to the right…
  • Summary: Actions of LWVUS 2022 Convention, June 23-26 (6/28/2022) - Delegates approved bylaw changes related to LWVUS’s Structural Transformation plans. Perhaps most important for local Leagues, no sooner than 2024, new members will join at all League levels simultaneously. Per-member payments will be eliminated, and…
  • Leagues Launch Civics Showcases (6/28/2022) - Local Leagues are partnering with schools to celebrate the student-led civics projects now required by a civics education law we supported.  Take a look on our website  Civics Education:  Celebrating Student-led Civics Projects – League of…
  • Regional agreement on offshore wind reached! (6/28/2022) - The federal government and 11 states on the East Coast—including all coastal New England states—launched a federal-state partnership on offshore wind last week! This initiative focuses on driving a domestic clean energy supply chain and…
  • Vedna Lacombe-Heywood Elected to LWVUS Board (6/27/2022) - We are thrilled to announce that LWVMA’s Vedna Lacombe-Heywood was elected to the LWVUS board at LWVUS Convention. Vedna joined her local Plymouth Area League in early 2018 and served on the Board on the…
  • Supreme Court Strips Americans of Constitutional Right to Abortion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Decision (6/27/2022) - WASHINGTON — Today the League of Women Voters of the United States President  Dr. Deborah Turner  and CEO  Virginia Kase Solomón issued the following joint statement in response to the 6 – 3 Supreme Court decision…
  • Youth Voters for a Thriving Democracy (6/26/2022) - The impact of youth voters in past elections has been shown by the   League of Women Voters of Maine and Tufts’ CIRCLE Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning & Engagement). See presentation here. If…
  • Governor Baker Signs the VOTES Act into Law (6/22/2022) - MEDIA CONTACT: Patricia Comfort pcomfort@lwvma.org | 857-452-1712 Voting Rights Advocates Applaud New Expansion to Voting Laws in Massachusetts Boston, MA —Governor Baker signed the VOTES Act into law today, expanding access to the ballot in Massachusetts.…
  • Letter: Strong Support for Joint Solicitation for Offshore Wind Transmission (6/21/2022) - LWVMA and our coalition partners wrote a letter to the New England Governors to express our strong support for a joint solicitation by the New England states for transmission solutions to deliver offshore wind to…