Local Government

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.

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Support the following criteria to evaluate home rule referenda: financial analysis, demonstration of need, education and information, and citizen participation.
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Get active again as life picks up and so does League! We are responding to the pandemic in so many ways and getting better at it – just look at what is in this Voter!

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Updates on what we've achieved, and what comes next. This campaign is moving into high gear!

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KNOW HAMILTON COUNTY - YOUR GUIDE OF HOW COUNTY GOVERNMENT WORKS

Know Hamilton County was produced by volunteer members of the League of Women Voters of the Cincinnati Area's County Government Committee as a public service and is offered to the citizens of Hamilton County as a resource for understanding and participating in county government. The first edition was published in 1926. This edition was published in 2014.

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During normal times, a member of the public who is concerned about a matter coming before a governing board, such as a city council or a school board, can write an email or a letter or phone in a message about her concern. Or, if she chooses to do, she can attend the meeting when the topic is being discussed and express her concerns and thoughts directly to the board before the board takes any votes on the topic.

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May League news to keep you connected! Hint: Zoom is the word of the season, if not the year, and we are making the most of it!

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