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Legislature Enters the Home Stretch

The Massachusetts Legislature is entering its busiest time, leading up to adjournment of the formal session on July 31. The bills that pass this session will do so between now and July 31. That means that many of the bills the League supports will be coming up for a vote,Read More
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Falmouth Road Race 2024

LWVMA is excited that, for the first time, and in conjunction with LWV Falmouth, we will be participating in the 2024 Falmouth Road Race!  Our current running team consists of the LWVMA Board Treasurer, a LWV Falmouth Board member, a new LWV Boston/Cambridge member, a granddaughter of a LWV Falmouth member,Read More
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League-Wide Membership Structure Changes

The implementation of the League-wide membership changes will take place at the end of January, 2025. Here are a few key pieces of information: It is business as usual, up to and including the month of January, 2025, with regard to your League’s process for folks who are joining forRead More
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It’s not too early to think Election Protection!

The November election is not nearly as far away as you think. LWVMA is working with the Election Protection Coalition to staff polling places that have historically had problems with non-partisan poll monitors. We want to recruit at least 50 League volunteers (including spouses and friends).  The job is aRead More
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Senate Passes Voting Access Amendment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 23, 2024 MEDIA CONTACT: Patricia Comfort, pcomfort@lwvma.org, 857.452.1712 BOSTON – Today the Massachusetts Senate passed an amendment that would make voting more accessible by ending the voting penalty for voters who don’t return the municipal census. Senator Cindy Creem’s “Improving Voting Access” amendment is expected toRead More
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LWVMA Urges YES vote on various amendments in FY’25 Senate budget

In a letter to the Massachsusetts Senate, LWVMA urged Senators to co-sponsor and vote YES on the following ammednments in the FY’25 Senate budget: Civics education  Voting Reforms  Feeding Our Neighbors Coalition Lift Our Kids Coalition Modernizing Funding for Community Media Programing Conservation Land Tax Credit Read the full letterRead More
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April 2024 Scharfman Grants Awarded to Seven Leagues

LWV Lexington:  The Lexington League received a grant for an evening event featuring Henry Grabar, author of the recent book, Paved Paradise: How Parking Explains the World. The event is in collaboration with the Lexington Town Transportation Coordinator.  LWV South Coast: The South Coast League received a grant to planRead More
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Join the VOTE411 Candidate Question Subcommittee

Are you interested in helping ensure Massachusetts voters have up-to-date information about the candidates on their ballots this fall? The LWVMA Voter Engagement Committee welcomes your help! We are currently forming a short-term subcommittee to draft questions for all Congressional and State House candidates. If you are interested in participating,Read More
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