Delegates attend LWV Legislative Summit

To find your legislators LWV Legislative Summit delegates from the St. Petersburg Area League (LWVSPA) have returned from successful meetings and lobbying activities in Tallahassee on Tuesday and Wednesday, February 16-17.  The annual Florida League of Women Voters legislative event

Florida LWVs pump up support for Solar Power amendment initiative

The campaign is in full swing to secure Solar Choice Amendment’s place on Florida’s 2016 ballot: Download petition here and find out how you can support this important initiative. More information from LWV Florida below: On October 23 the League of Women

The sun shines here – help Solar Choice!

We’re building a solar movement in the Sunshine State — and we need your help! Help us put a constitutional amendment on the 2016 ballot that would give Florida’s families and businesses the right to choose solar power. Florida is

LWVF VP Wins $10K Conservation Award

Sept. 30 – Chuck O’Neal, First Vice President of the League of Women Voters of Florida, won the $10,000 Cox Conserves Heroes Award on Wednesday for helping lead the fight to conserve the Sunshine State’s natural resources. The money will

Committees pass guns-on-campus bill

On Wednesday, September 16, Criminal Justice committees in the Florida House and Senate approved bills that would allow people to carry guns on college campuses. In response to this proposed state legislation, hundreds of gun safety advocates rallied at a

League scores historic Senate redistricting victory

Senate admits it violated constitution Gerrymandered districts to be redrawn in time for 2016 elections July 28 — The Florida Senate today confessed that the March, 2012 Senate redistricting maps were drawn in violation of the Constitution and in favor

LWVF vows fight will go on

Pam Goodman, President, League of Women Voters of Florida, released the following press announcement on Friday, June 5, following the defeat of the Senate health care bill by the Florida House’s vote of 72-41: “This is not a loss. The

League to Lawmakers: Stop playing games

TALLAHASSEE — The League of Women Voters of Florida called on state lawmakers today to stop playing political games and take action on behalf of all Floridians when they return to Tallahassee on Monday. Failing to approve a health care

Pamela Goodman elected LWVF President

Delray Beach, Fla. – May 16 — The League of Women Voters today elected a new leader – Pamela Goodman, a former Palm Beach County League President and businesswoman. She succeeds Deirdre Macnab, whose term expired. Goodman was previously vice

LWVF Annual Meeting Immigration Committee Report

Framework for Education and Advocacy A summary of the LWV Position on Immigration: • Reunification of immediate families • Provision for economic, business and employment needs of ​the United States • Responsiveness to those facing political or humanitarian ​crises •