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Immigration Statement from the League

January 31, 2017 / Kathleen Hersh / News

Washington, DC – The League of Women Voters president, Chris Carson, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s immigration ban: “The League of Women Voters is opposed to deportation of non-criminal undocumented immigrants.  The League supports cities, towns, counties and states that make a decision not to cooperate with federal deportation and enforcement actions […]

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February General Meeting: Public Post Secondary Education in Oregon

January 22, 2017 / Kathleen Hersh / News

Prioritizing the Needs of Higher Education in Oregon:  the State’s Role in Changing Times   Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 7:00 pm Multnomah County Board Room, 501 SE Hawthorne Blvd. This event is free and open to the public. Topics: The 40-40-20 goal for education; State funding for education; Supporting institutions of higher education; Diversity and […]

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Big Win on Open & Accountable Elections

December 15, 2016 / Kathleen Hersh / News

The Portland City Council voted yesterday to pass Open & Accountable Elections! If you’ve been following this closely, you know what a profoundly important victory this is. Open & Accountable Elections will open up Portland city elections for broader and more accountable representation in city government. The program empowers candidates to run for office without […]

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