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Author: Karen Wentworth

Kirtland Air Base Spill and Cleanup Update

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Stephanie Stringer, Resource Protection Division Director for the New Mexico Environment Department will speak to NE Heights Unit Meeting on Monday, January 27. The meeting will be at La Vida Llena, 10501 Lagrima de Oro NE and begins at 10 a.m. Stringer will be discussing the Kirtland Air Force Base spill, including the background and […]

League to Hear About Safety of Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage

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League study has focused on whether to support storage of spent nuclear fuel in New Mexico The League of Women Voters of Central New Mexico will welcome Ms. Bobbi Merryman, Advocacy Officer of the American Nuclear Society at the lunch unit meeting on Thursday, January 9, at 11:30 a.m. at Embassy Suites Hotel, 1000 Woodward […]

Advocacy Chair Dick Mason to speak on 2020 legislative priorities

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Plan to attend the December 12 luncheon meeting of the League of Women Voters of Central New Mexico to hear what the League’s priorities will be during the 2020 legislative session. League of Women Voters of New Mexico Action Chair Richard “Dick” Mason will address the luncheon and review what we will be working on […]

Advocacy Workshop on Saturday

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The League of Women Voters of New Mexico will present a workshop on effective citizen advocacy at the State Capitol Building on Saturday, December 7 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Please enter on the east side of the building. The workshop will focus on the taxation and budget process. Learn tips from legislators and […]

League to Discuss Legislative Priorities

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League of Women Voters of New Mexico Advocacy Chair Richard Mason will speak to the December lunch unit about the League’s legislative priorities for the 2020 session of the New Mexico legislature. That session begins on Jan. 21, 2020. This is a 30-day session and legislation will be limited to budget considerations and any special […]

League to Hear How Judges Are Selected

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On November 14, at 11:45 a.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel, the League of Women Voters of Central New Mexico will hear a panel discussion on the way judges are selected for the bench in New Mexico. The Chair of New Mexico’s Judicial Nominating Commissions and the Dean of the University of New Mexico School […]

New Mexico’s Confusing Judicial Selection Process

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LWVCNM invites you to attend our November 14, 2019 luncheon meeting to hear about how New Mexico came up with our crazy, confusing judicial selection process. The Chair of New Mexico’s Judicial Nominating Commissions and the Dean of the University of New Mexico School of Law, Sergio Pareja, will provide an overview of the New […]

Judge Stan Whitaker to Speak to League Lunch on Sept. 12

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Judge Stan Whitaker will be the guest speaker at the League luncheon on Sept. 12 at 11:45 a.m. at Embassy Suites Hotel. Whitaker will discuss the way the Second Judicial District court works and the way the court and judges are divided into criminal, civil, children and family courts. He will also talk about the […]

League to Hear Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense

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Bill and Rose Davidson from Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America will discuss legislative action to control guns in New Mexico at the Thursday, August 8 lunch meeting of the League of Women Voters of Central New Mexico. They launched the Be SMART campaign to raise awareness that responsible gun storage – storing […]

City Clerk Katy Duhigg to speak about Local Elections in November

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Here is your chance to learn more about the November election. Albuquerque City Clerk Katy Duhigg will be our featured speaker at the monthly luncheon of the League of Women Voters of Central New Mexico on Thursday, July 11 at 11:45 a.m. at Embassy Suites Hotel. The Local Election Act has transformed the timing and […]

League Lunch New and Reemerging Economies in New Mexico

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The League of Women Voters of Central New Mexico will hold a lunch meeting on Thursday, June 13 at Embassy Suites to hear a panel discussion on the changing economic picture in the state. Governor Lujan Grisham signed 2019 legislation that is introducing new and reemerging economy sectors to New Mexico.  For example, The Energy […]

Melanie Majors to Talk about Transparency at League of Women Voters Lunch

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Melanie Majors, executive director of the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government, will speak on the issue of transparency at the March 14 lunch meeting of the League of Women Voters of Central New Mexico. Lunch will be at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 1000 Woodward Place NE, off of Lomas and I-25 at 11:30 a.m. […]

Bernalillo County Commission Chairwoman Maggie Hart Stebbins to Speak on Behavioral Health

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Bernalillo County Commission Chairwoman Maggie Hart Stebbins will be our guest speaker on Thursday, Feb. 14 at 11:45 a.m. at the Embassy Suites. Hart Stebbins will discuss the ways the County Commission is allocating $20 million that taxpayers in Bernalillo County approved to rebuild the mental health services system dismantled by former NM Governor Susanna […]

League of Women Voters Sponsors Forum on APS Bonds

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The League of Women Voters of Central New Mexico is sponsoring an informational forum on the Albuquerque Public Schools mail in bond election on January 8. The forum will be held at KANW, 2020 Coal Ave. SE and begins at 6:30 p.m. Members of the league are encouraged to attend. For people who can’t make […]

Dick Mason to Discuss League Legislative Agenda at January Lunch

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Welcome to the new year! On January 10 at 11:45 a.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel we will hear from League of Women Voters of New Mexico Advocacy Chair Dick Mason. The New Mexico legislature opens in three weeks and this year a new governor and a much changed House of Representatives will likely lead […]