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encourages citizen participation in government. Empowering citizens to
influence public policy through education and advocacy is the mission of the
League.

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Current Topics

Register to Vote sign and an American flagRead our newsletters.  
   The April newsletter, the
Voter, is here!

Annual Meeting - May 12th
  See details below in calendar.

"Who Represents You?"    
Our 2014 flyer is here!


Click here to downnload a flyer "They Represent You" with names and contact information for our city, county, state and federal elected officials.  You need Adobe Reader to download.   Click here to download Adobe Reader.  TRY 2015 p.pdf

April Meeting - Police Issues, Ombudsman Committee

   April 14th, Tuesday, St. Andrew's Social Hall, 11:30 - 1:00.  (Bring a brown bag lunch)
      Tim Schwering, Directer of Police Oversight, will speak about the Body Cameras and the
               issues involved in their use.
      Deb Conklin, member of the new Ombudsman Commission will speak about the new commission.
   Both speakers will have time for questions and discussion

   Reading materials for questions and discussion (Click on link to read):
   1.  Body Cameras - History and Issues (information from the Spokane Police department)
   2.  Video on Body Cameras and Issues from police website (3 minutes)
   3.  Bills in the House governing access to body camera footage (Spokesman-Review)
   4.  Spokesman Review article on House bills

League Supports STA Sales Tax Increase 

 Read the league's press release on the April 28th Special Ballot.   Click here

League Writes to the Department of Ecology

     League protests minimum instream flows for the Spokane River as detrimental.  
     Click here to read.

Meet our board

 We welcome new board members   Click here.

Agriculture Study

  Read the League's Agriculture Study Consensus Form.  Click here.

Coal Train Comments

Read the Longview Port-Coal Train Scoping Comments frpm our local League.   Click here.

League Handbook

Download the Spokane League's 2013 handbook.   Click here.

● Growth Management Act 

Click here to read the study by the League of Women Voters of Washington State.
 

Smart Justice Spokane

Learn about Smart Justice Spokane at
http://www.smartjusticewashington.org/index.php/spokane

Mark Your Calendar

May  

12   Annual Meeting   5:00 - 9:00 p.m.
      Speaker:   Lisa Brown, Chancellor WSU-Spokane
      Dinner:   $15.00    (Meeting is free)
      RSVP to Ginger Kelsh (443-6108)
      Where:   League Office   Social Hall
      St. Andrews Church
      2404 N. Howard

June

12-14   LWV State Convention, Yakima
           Two delegates, as well as observers, can attend.

16       LWVSA New Board Retreat

25       Primary Election Forum - Spokane City Hall
 

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