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.
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.
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.
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.
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."