The right to vote is not about politics or the outcome of elections. It is about equality and justice.
Let the Sun Shine In -- Discussion of the Solar Ballot Initiative.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 -- Sign-in at 5:15 pm, program 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, Meeting Room B, 239 N. Spring Street
Discussion of the history of solar energy, what the amendment is, What the opposition is and how you can become involved.
Petition forms and buttons will be available.
General Meeting - Saturday, October 17, 2015 -- 10:30 am program
White-Paper & and panel discussion on Deep Well Injection
Panelist: Dr. Enid Sisskin, UWF professor and long-time environmental advocate, Linda Young, Director of the Florida Clean Water Network and Mary Gutierrez, Executive Director Earth Ethics, Inc. and Co-Chair Natural Resource Committee.
League in the News
LWV Pensacola Bay Area celebrated National Voter Registration Day September 22nd at UWF with Escambia County Supervisor of Elections, AKA, SGA, Beta Gamma.
Make sure everyone you know updates their voter registration or gets registered to vote.
League Scores Historic Redistricting Victory - Senate admits it violated constitution, gerrymandered districts to be redrawn in time for 2016 elections. Read more...
League Applauds Florida Supreme Court Fair Districts Ruling "It has been a long hard battle against devious, political scheming, but today the Florida Supreme Court handed the people of Florida a total victory, forcing the redrawing of every one of the eight districts that we contested in the lawsuit," said Pamela Goodman, president of the League of Women Voters of Florida, part of the coalition that filed suit to have the districts redrawn because of gerrymandering. Read more...
Stopping Partisan Gerrymandering and Protecting Independent Redistricting Commissions - Blog by Stephanie Drahan 06/30/2015
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a big victory for citizen-led democracy. In a 5-4 decision in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, the Court found that voters can st up independent redistricting commissions. Read more...
Supreme Court Upholds Key Provision of Affordable Care Act. Federal Tax - 06/25/2015 by Kelly Ceballos. Fedral Tax Subsidies Upheld in King v. Burwell Decision. Read more...
Florida Supreme Court oral argument on the League’s lawsuit on the Congressional Redistricting maps March 4, 2015. The League of Women Voters of Florida,etc., et al.v. Ken Detzner,et al. View video portal here...
Press Release LWV Florida - February 5, 2015 - Battle Over Voucher Program Back in Court Read more ...