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.

Position

The League of Women Voters of the Copper Country supports the construction of a new Houghton County Jail building (to replace the facility in existence as of 04/2007) with adequate facilities for functional, cost and energy efficient, secure operation in compliance with State Administrative Rule requirements, as set forth in the Rules for Jails, Lockups and Security Camps. LWVCC supports comprehensive planning to include the needs of the offices housed in the historic Courthouse, including Administrative offices, the Courts and also the administrative offices of the Sheriff's department as well as the Jail.

Position

Adequate funding for coordinated regional and local public transportation, which provides access to area education, employment, health care, mental health care, government, and food/shopping centers to population centers and rural residents alike.

Position

The League of Women Voters of Idaho supports for revision of the state school fund distribution formula to achieve greater equalization of educational opportunity and tax burden; supports increased state funding for public schools; support for kindergartens, career and vocational education, and special education; supports reducing the supermajority required to pass bonds.

Position

The League of Women Voters of Idaho supports enforceable child-care licensing regulations that address health, safety, fire and supervision standards.
Event Date: 
Feb 8 2020 - 10:00am
Event location: 

Peace Lutheran Church

Three guest speakers will join in covering the topic, “Health Care in America: The Plans Explained,” at the League of Women Voters of Western Nevada County’s program on Saturday, February 8 from 10:00 a.m.

Event Date: 
Feb 14 2020 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

LWV the Copper Country Participates in Nationwide Day of Action for Organization’s 100th Birthday

Event Date: 
Mar 5 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Event location: 

Carnegie Museum

Petticoat Patriots: How Michigan Women Won the Vote from the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame, courtesy League of Women Voters of the Copper Country

Event Date: 
Mar 31 2020 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Event location: 

Michigan Tech Husky Dog

This event is cancelled

 

Wear red to show support!

Michigan Tech Husky Dog on campus near Library.
Rain location Fisher Hall

Living Room Conversations Logo
Event Date: 
Apr 20 2020 - 6:30pm
Event location: 

Wheaton Public Library

League members, guests and members of the public are invited to Wheaton Public Library to participate in a living room conversation on Money in Politics. This is part of a national program entitled "Living Room Conversations."

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