Amherst League of Women Voters

A Voice for Citizens, a Force for Change
Jan
21
Book Discussion Group
2:30 p.m.,

The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kaddish

Jan
24
Ballot Questions Consensus Meeting
2-4 p.m., Applewood, Crafts Room

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Jan
26
Ballot Questions Consensus Meeting
10-noon, Woodbury Room, Jones Library

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Big Changes Coming to the Annual LWVA Book Sale

The 2016 book sale will be July 28-30 and August 4-6, in the gymnasium of the Fort River Elementary School.

Posted: March 8, 2016

LWVA Charter Question and Candidates Forum 3/14

The forum on March 14, 2016, in the auditorium of the Amherst Regional Middle School will begin with a speaker covering the role and options of a town charter commission and continue with an opportunity for the candidates for the proposed Commission to introduce themselves.

Posted: February 21, 2016

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

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