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Affordable Housing, March 2022 update

Progress amid rising construction costs.

Posted: March 15, 2022 Tags: Highlights, Social Justice

League To Take No Positions on MA 2022 Ballot Questions

The League of Women Voters of Massachusetts is taking no positions on the 2022 Massachusetts ballot questions. League members may advocate for or against these questions only as individuals.

Posted: February 21, 2022 Tags: Advocacy, Ballot Questions, Highlights

LWVA Scholarships for ARPS Graduates

LWVA offers a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating ARPS high school student. Application forms are in the HS guidance office.

Posted: February 21, 2022 Tags: Community, Highlights

LWVA Election Guide for 2021 Municipal Election

The LWVA Election Guide will be published in the October 29 Amherst Bulletin. See also the Amherst Affordable Housing Coalition web site. (LWVA is a member of this coalition.)

Posted: October 20, 2021 Tags: Elections, Highlights

LWVA Schedules Candidate Forums

The League of Women Voters of Amherst, in cooperation with with Amherst Media, will conduct Candidate Forums for all contested races in the upcoming Amherst municipal election.

Posted: September 27, 2021 Tags: Elections, Highlights

LWVA Opposes Relaxing RPS Biomass Standards

Five western Massachusetts Leagues sent a letter to Massachusetts AG Martha Healey. Recording of TUE hearing 7/30/21

Posted: July 20, 2021 Tags: Highlights, Sustainability and Climate Action

Notes from LWVMA Convention 2021

A recording of the keynote speech by Representative Liz Miranda is now available.

Posted: June 30, 2021 Tags: Highlights, Member Meetings

LWVA Supports Continuation of CSWG

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.

Posted: June 20, 2021 Tags: Advocacy, Highlights, Racial Justice

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