Take Action: End the Influence of Big Money
New legislation from Congress, HR1, will modernize our election system, reform redistricting, and restore the Voting Rights Act. But we need your help to ensure that a key provision
reducing the undue influence of Big Money in our politics is also included. Contact your U.S. Representative and ask that a small donor
public financing system is included as a priority in HR1.
League Submits Comments on VRA to USCCR
Each year the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights solicits feedback from the public for the Fall Report. We submitted comments
to answer the question of whether the federal government has maintained its role in relation to civil rights and ways to make enforcement more conducive for U.S. Read our comment here.
Climate Change Reports Sound Alarm
Two important reports on climate change were released in the past few weeks: the United Nations
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report and the US National Climate Assessment. Together, these reports sound the loudest alarm yet that devastating climate change is happening now and will continue to get far worse without immediate, large-scale
action. Read our blog highlighting the reports and check out the LWVUS Toolkit for Climate Action to find ideas about getting involved in your community.