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The Amherst League of Women Voters and its Racial Justice Task Force has sent a letter supporting the continuation of the Community Safety Working Group.

The attached letter was submitted to the Amherst Town Council.

LWVMA is supporting, advocating for, and encouraging our members to advocate for the VOTES Act, H.805/S.459.

The Biomass Resolution proposed by LWVA was passed, in slightly revised form, by the Amherst Town Council on February 8, 2021.

Statement of the Amherst League of Women Voters Racial Justice Task Force for the September 14 meeting of the Amherst Town Council.

The League of Women Voters of Amherst has formally commented on the Amherst Single Room Occupancy (SRO) project.

Nancy Brumback, chair of the Massachusetts League Legislative Action Committee, discusses how to lobby your legislative representatives.

Nine of the citizen petition articles headed for the November 2018 state ballot are supported by League positions. Active signature gathering for two of them is taking place in our area now.

The League of Women Voters has played a key role in influencing national, state, and local government policy since the League’s founding in 1920. Here in Massachusetts, the state League advocates for our legislative priorities on Beacon Hill. As a grassroots organization, we depend on our members to act as citizen lobbyists to make our voice heard on important issues of public policy.

Details of LWVMA's analysis of S.215/H.2016 "An Act to promote and enhance civic engagement" before the 191st General Court (2017).

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