League of Women Voters®

of Montezuma County, Colorado

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March, 2011, LWVMZC Newsletter Articles

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Our League News

President’s Message

Carrie Chapman Catt first proposed a League of Women Voters to work to end all discrimination against women. The League was founded on Valentine’s Day, 1920, six months before the ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.

Calendar, March−May,2011

The next three months of our planned activities

Redistricting Program at Shiloh’s Saturday, March 12, 11am

The census is complete, the time has now come to begin the bargaining over who gets what in the changing Colorado Congressional districts...

Smokestacks, Scrubbers and Seeing Shiprock, Updated

Because of the potential for changes to the EPA plan associated with the APS proposal, on Feb. 11, 2011 EPA published a new FCPP supplemental notice for public comments. Open houses and public hearings will be held at...

LWVMZC San Juan Generating BART Comments to EPA by Eric Janes

Here are our specific comments, organized by Section of the EPA proposed rule, as published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, January 5, 2011...

Great minds! Great discussion! GREAT DECISIONS!

The Montezuma County League of Women Voters is joining with the Ballantine Fund to sponsor the 2011 discussion series, "Great Decisions". The topics for the coming months include:

LWVCO Approves Project Grant Funding to LWVMZC and Others!

As you might remember, the LWVCO received a bequest last summer. The state Board created a $20,000 project fund, which will operate from interest only.

LWVCO Grant Letter

Congratulations on the LWVCO Board awarding project funding for your project grant request of $1500!

Legislators give lowdown

As this Cortez Journal article says, our League put on a very successful session with Sen. Ellen Roberts and Rep. J. Paul Brown. (Return here with your browsers Return button.)

Interview With State Senator Ellen Roberts and State Representative J. Paul Brown

Biennially, local LWVs are asked by the LWVCO Legislative Action Committee (LAC) to interview their state legislators and Congressmen...

Teen Maze Cancelled

There is a change of plans for Teen Maze. The Committee met today (3-3-2011) and decided to cancel ...

Good Reasons to Join Us

We have several great programs coming up this spring (see calendar). Please bring your friends to these programs.

2011 Membership Application and Renewal Form

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Our Board

Our Board for 2010-11 with contact information.

State and National League

LWVCO Convention, May 21- 22, 2010

The theme of the convention is Sustainability, the recently adopted over aching Principle of the LWVCO. All members of LWVMZC are invited to attend...

2011 Leadership for Tomorrow Retreat

The 2011 Leadership Retreat will again be held in Frisco, Colorado, June 17−18, at Best Western Lake Dillon Lodge, near Lake Dillon, Interstate 70 Frisco exit 230. This marks the 20th year...

LWVCO Seeking Teleconference Technology

The LWVCO Board is aware of issues that distant local leagues have in participating in a variety of League activities. The smart use of certain new conferencing technology...

Presidential Public Financing System Action Alert!

The presidential public financing system has served America well since 1976 by allowing candidates to raise the funds needed to wage competitive campaigns. The House of Representatives has already voted to eliminate the system...

President Urged to Protect Voting Rights

Washington, DC −− Major civil rights and voting rights organizations have called on President Obama to act quickly in appointing new commissioners to the Election Assistance Commission, which is charged with improving the administration of the nation’s elections.

LWVCO Doings

Summarized recent activities of the Colorado State League Board

Salute the League of Women Voters, 91 Years in existence, Feb. 14th, 2011

From “The Readers Digest”, July 1940 Issue (over 70 years ago): “Eleanor Roosevelt credits the League of Women Voters with...

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