Amherst League of Women Voters

A Voice for Citizens, a Force for Change
Feb
13
LWVA Birthday Lunch
12:30 p.m., Ginger Garden, Rte. 9
Feb
15
Book Discussion Group
3 p.m., TBA

No Exit by Jean Paul Sartre.

Feb
18
Brown Bag Lunch
Noon, Bangs Center, lower level Meeting Room

Nancy Pagano, Council on Aging Director, Amherst Senior Center

Resources on Charter Commissions in Massachusetts

A question concerning the establishment of an Amherst Charter Commission will appear on the ballot for the March 29, 2016, Amherst municipal elections. On the same ballot, residents will vote for up to nine candidates to serve on the Commission. Here are some resources to help you prepare.

Posted: January 20, 2016

Resources for LWUS Study on Money in Politics

Questions for the second of the two national studies on this topic invite us to consider when and how political speech might be limited, if at all.

Posted: December 2, 2015

LWVA Sponsors Panel on Issues with Private Health Insurance

On Wednesday, October 28, 2015, a panel heard personal stories about issues dealing with private health insurance companies. Comments came from both patients and providers. All of the stories from the Speak Out will be collected and given to the Joint Committee on Health Care Financing at a hearing in Boston for single payer bills.

Posted: December 2, 2015

LWVA Receives Community Service Award

The League of Women Voters of Amherst was presented with the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce’s Community Service Award at the Chamber’s annual dinner on October 1.

Why us? Why now?

Posted: October 6, 2015

DA David Sullivan Speaks at LWVA Opening Meeting

Northwestern District Attorney David E. Sullivan addressed the League of Women Voters Opening Meeting on September 30 at the Amherst Woman’s Club. He reviewed the many initiatives of his office since he assumed his elected position in January 2011.

Posted: October 6, 2015

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