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Latest from the blog

  • Wake-up! The Iowa Legislature is in Session

Wake-up! The Iowa Legislature is in Session

  • January 21st, 2017

The LWV's first "Legislative Wake-up" event of 2017 was held January 14. The event was co-hosted by the Ames chapter of AMP, or "Achieving Maximum Potential," a youth-driven group of [...]

  • Vote411 @ Farmers Market

Vote411 @ Farmers Market

  • May 25th, 2016

The VOTE411 team will have an info table for 3 saturdays — May 21, 28, June 4 from 8-12:00 to advertise VOTE411.

  • May General Meeting

May General Meeting

  • May 20th, 2016

Story County Auditor Lucy Martin gave excellent insight into the election process in Story County at our May General Meeting.  She touched on several topics including 1) on line [...]

  • 2016 Annual Meeting

2016 Annual Meeting

  • May 3rd, 2016

Highlights included:

The Carrie Chapman Catt Award for 2016 was presented to Linda Murken

President Devita Harden reflected on the League’s progress for the year

Featured Speaker & Co-president of LWV Iowa, [...]

  • NY Voters Honor Susan B Anthony

NY Voters Honor Susan B Anthony

  • April 22nd, 2016

Here's a link for the source of the image posted above:  Washington Post,  Thanks to Mary Richards for directing our attention to it.

  • Final 2016 Legislative Wake-up

Final 2016 Legislative Wake-up

  • April 19th, 2016

Devita Harden moderated the final Legislative Wake-up of 2016 which was co-hosted with National Alliance for Mental Health.  Topics included  Mental health services, the new medicaid system, water quality [...]