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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 […]

UNM Political Science Professor Analyzes Midterm Elections

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Lonna Atkeson, a professor of Political Science at the University of New Mexico will talk about the U.S. Midterm elections and their possible im-pact on this state at the luncheon meeting on December 13 at 11:30 a.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel. Atkeson is considered a national expert in the field of election administration and […]

Consensus Meeting on Federal Public Lands Report

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The League of Women Voters of Central New Mexico will meet on Thursday, November 29 at 1:30 p.m. at the Cherry Hills Library in Albuquerque to discuss consensus questions raised during a two-year study on the Transfer of Federal Public Lands. If you have ever wondered how the league reaches a position on issues, come […]

Learn How to Lobby for the League

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If you have always been interested in learning how to lobby for the League of Women Voters of New Mexico, you have a great opportunity coming your way on Thursday, November 29 at 10:30 a.m. at the Cherry Hills Library (6901 Barstow St. NE) Dick Mason, the Advocacy Chair for the league will discuss our […]

Doug Meiklejohn Headlines October Lunch on Environmental Law

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Doug Meiklejohn from the New Mexico Environmental Law Center will speak at the October 12 lunch meeting of the League of Women Voters of Central New Mexico. His talk, titled “The Sharecropper and the Mule: Implementation and Enforcement of Environmental Laws” will include a brief history of the NM Environmental Law Center and several examples […]

Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto Surveys Election Security in New Mexico

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New Mexico State Senator Daniel Ivey-Soto told the Northeast Heights meeting on Sept. 24 that the state election system has a series of layers and checks that are screening most balloting problems out. Ivey-Soto is one of the foremost election security experts in the state and has great insight into the way the system actually […]