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January 2020 Voter!

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The January 2020 Voter is now on the website! It’s 14 pages of important and interesting information, so be sure to check it out. Here are some of the articles and topics:

  • This is the League’s Centennial! A list of events, volunteer opportunities, and a reading list are presented
  • Unit Meetings: Luncheon, Jan 9, has Bobbi Merryman of the American Nuclear Society, talking about spent nuclear fuel storage. Rio Rancho, Jan 14, features Mayor Geggory Hull outlining what the City of Rio Rancho will be requesting from the Legislature in 2020. NE Heights, Jan 27, Stephanie Stringer from the NM Environment Department will discuss the Kirtland Air Force Base jet fuel spill and ongoing cleanup activities.
  • League Day at the Legislature will be February 5-6, including the Legislative Reception and displays in the West Hall of the roundhouse. The guest speaker will be Virginia Kase, CEO of LWV US.
  • The co-presidents discuss December activities and remind everyone to consider attending a showing of “Equal Means Equal”, Jan 19 and 26 at the Guild Cinema on Central.
  • 2020 Voter Guide will be hosted on Vote411, and volunteers are still needed, because there will be a paper edition, too and the candidates will require notification and sometimes prodding.
  • LWVNM’s legislative priorities for the short 30-day session.
  • Attend the 100th birthday celebration on Sat, Feb 15 with guest speaker Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver talking about Election Security.
  • Program Planning is Jan 11 at the Special Collections Library on Central. This is where the League’s positions are discussed, updated, and studies initiated (it isn’t “Calendar Planning”). There is an extensive discussion of how Program Planning works and activities currently in progress at the local, state, and national levels, which you may want to join. Everyone is encouraged to attend and learn!
  • LWVNM Redistricting Efforts. A summary.

And (of course) MORE! Download it here: https://www.lwvcnm.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Voter2020_01.pdf