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Local Government

We support measures to further good government through the support of non-partisanship in local government and the support of legislation which permits increased flexibility in California State law governing general law counties.

LWVRI Position on Funding Public Education in Rhode Island

Adopted at Convention 2001

The League of Women Voters of Rhode Island believes that any method of financing public education should provide equality of opportunity for education through a system of taxation that is sufficient, equitable, flexible and coordinated among the different levels of government.

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August 2019

The League of Women Voters of Rhode Island affirms the crucial niche of libraries: they are repositories of knowledge; they enhance learning for all ages; they serve as community centers. In a world linked to the internet, libraries provide essential computer access for many Rhode Islanders.
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Support our position that the purpose of advisory commissions and boards in Park Forest and the Villages of Matteson, Richton Park, and University Park is to set goals and offer informed advice to the Village Boards of Trustees.

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Support measures to strengthen non-partisanship in Park Forest government.

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Support of an effective and diverse Board and Commissions.

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Support of the County General Plan for Parks and Recreation.

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Support policies that promote efficient structure, administration and financing.

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Monitor and evaluate the TIF (Tax Increment Financing) and its impact on education funding, economic development and distribution of tax dollars to the community.

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