Social Policy

Social Policy

Secure equal rights and equal opportunity for all. Promote social and economic justice and the health and safety of all Americans.

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MENTAL HEALTH

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CORRECTIONS POSITION

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HANDGUNS

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CODE OF ETHICS/CONFLICT OF INTEREST
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Blog Post

The definition of an understatement - Housing is a complex issue. The respected New York Times used Lafayette’s controversial The Terraces/Deer Hill development, opposed by the citizen group "Save Lafayette, as a poster child to ask – how does a community do its part to address California’s housing need and can it or should it strive to maintain the character of its community?

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Action Alerts

In 2017, the League of Women Voters of Pocatello sponsored a statewide high school essay contest on climate change and mailed copies of the winning essays to Idaho Legislators. Extremist groups are once again targeting the Idaho Content Standards

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The League of Women Voters of Idaho believes alternatives to imprisonment should be explored and utilized, taking into consideration the circumstances and nature of the crime.

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The League of Women Voters of Idaho supports the Idaho Legislature setting a state minimum wage rate, that is higher than the 2017 federal minimum wage and will then adjust automatically based on a scientifically valid index linked to the cost-of-living in Idaho.

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The League of Women Voters of Idaho supports educational and transitional programs directly linked to current offender populations and mechanisms which hold contractors immediately accountable for the programs they deliver.

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The League of Women Voters of Idaho supports a tax structure that is balanced, progressive, i.e., graduated based upon income, and adequate, and which is administered in a thorough and cost-effective manner.

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