League of Women Voters®
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January, 2012, LWVMZC Newsletter Articles

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Our League News

Happy New Year!

The League of Women Voters of Montezuma County sends a New Year greeting to you. We hope your new year is filled with the hugs and smiles...

C0−President’s Message

Our holiday potluck held at the home of LouAnn and Chris Burkett was most enjoyable for all participants − enticing and delicious food, interesting conversation with other Leaguers! Thanks LouAnn and Chris for hosting us in your new home!...

Calendar, January, 2012

The next few months of our planned activities

Invite a Friend!

Our greatest success in Recruiting new members is through member referral. If you enjoy League, then share it!

Membership Application and Renewal Form

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Our Board

Our Board for 2011-12 with contact information.

State and National League

League of Women Voters of Colorado Study Concerning Hydro fracturing for Oil, Gas and Methane

From Jeannette Hillary and Sally Bellerue 2011-12-13, Chairs of Committee


To investigate the impact on the State of Colorado and its citizens of the practice of...

Election Calendar

Calendar of significant election related dates and events.

Election Year Resolutions/Hopes

The LWVUS has a list of Election Year Resolutions/Hopes for the upcoming year that our Board can adopt:

Other News

Health Care Law Will Let States Tailor Benefits

WASHINGTON − In a major surprise on the politically charged new health care law, the Obama administration said Friday that it would not define a single uniform set of “essential health benefits” that must be provided by insurers for tens of millions of Americans. Instead, it will allow each state to specify the benefits within broad categories.

Doctor’s for America

This is from ‘Doctors for America’ − a rather ‘light’ piece on myths about the Affordable Care Act.

EPA Issues First National Standards for Mercury Pollution from Power Plants

The Environmental Protection Agency has issued the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards, the first national standards to...

EPA Caps Toxic Air Pollution From Power Plants After Years of Industry Opposition

More than 20 years after Congress passed the Clean Air Act, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on Wednesday new national standards that will...

The Nation Article

The August 1−8 issue of The Nation contained an article by John Nichols titled, ALEC Exposed.


This is an interesting article on global ground water.

“Fracking” Became a Household Word in 2011

It wasn’t just that environmental concerns about the underground drilling process finally struck a mainstream chord −− after three years of reporting and more than 125 stories.