August, 2012, LWVMZC Newsletter Articles
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Our League NewsCo−President’s Message
I just returned from LWVCO Retreat in Denver. We discussed the LWVCO calendar, project grants, budget, League Day, Ballot issues, fracing study as well as the value of the state league. Four new women joined the Board − younger and more vigorous than we older members and with great innovative ideas.Calendar, August, 2012
The next few months of our planned activitiesTo the Montezuma County League
Thank you for the opportunity to represent your League at the national convention!
Total Voters: 18,625
Community Advisory Team Meeting and Work Session - MinutesDocuments from the May 30, 2012 Four Corners Air Quality Group Meeting
are now posted on the website: http://www.nmenv.state.nm.us/aqb/4C/. If you have any questions, contact Mark Jones, NMED Air Quality Bureau, 3400 Messina Dr. Suite 5000, Farmington, NM 87402.505−566−9746Proposed Stakeholder Outreach Plan
The following letter was sent by Eric Janes, our Chair of LWV of Montezuma Environmental
This will be an interesting project for Montezuma County and local leaguers!Membership Application and Renewal Form
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Our Board for 2012 with contact information.
State and NationalUpdate of Agriculture Positions at Convention
Enough convention attendees asked the League to review and update the Agriculture position.Resolution Passed Regarding Campaign Finance Advocacy Work
At National Convention, the following resolution was adopted. Here is our chance to commit and act on it.Comments of the League of Women Voters of the United States on the Proposed (EPA) Rule:
Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions for New Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating UnitsFAQ on the DISCLOSE Act of 2012
Q. Why is the DISCLOSE Act needed?
This new power to hold an investigation by the SOS during the canvass process does not make sense.Knowledge, Power and Patience
Paraphrasing an early League leader − knowledge becomes power presupposing the patience to pursue it, the sense to use it and the faith that its truth will prevail.What do you receive from State League
with a $18 Membership Fee which hasn’t changed in decades?League of Women Voters of the United States 50th National Convention
POWER THE VOTE Imagine, Commit, Act!
June 8 − 12, 2012 in the Washington DC Hilton, about 700 delegates from the US and the Virgin Islands met to determine the business and budget for the next two fiscal years.
RE: Proposed Amendments to the Colorado Secretary of State Election Rules Rule 12.4.1 and 13.19 The designated election official may not issue a mail−ballot to an elector whose record is marked inactive−failed to voter until the elector submits a timely applications for a mail−in ballot.League Day, Saturday, September 22, 2012
Agenda League Day 2012
Other NewsI never doubted that equal rights was the right direction
“I never doubted that equal rights was the right direction. Most reforms, most problems are complicated. But to me there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality.” —Alice PaulChimera Energy develops fracking technique that uses no water
The following article is interesting! – Jodi Foran, LWVCO Fracing Study Committee.A Novel Way to Clean Wastewater
Innovation regarding fracking waste water is discussed in the follow blog written by By SOPHIA LI, June 26, 2012 NYT.Pressured, E.P.A. Proposes Soot Limit − NYTimes.com
Click on the link below to learn more about soot (for Montezuma the air particles that come from our gravel roads − high impact?) —Jodi Foran
Bookmark them.Verified Voting Foundation, Common Cause, and Rutgers Law School Report
Shared by Barbara Simons, LWVSF who stated the report is a must−read for anyone who cares about our democracy and how elections are run today.