LWVDC testifies in favor of fully funding and staffing the DC Fair Elections program, with appropriate robust oversight and enforcement, and fully transparent in an accessible and reasonable way for access by the general public.
Letter to Mayor Bowser urging funding for affordable housing and the homeless.
LWVDC joined DC Vote and 26 national, regional and local groups in delivering a letter calling on Congress to respect the local autonomy of Washington DC and end the attacks on self-determination in governance.
The League believes that any constitutional convention for DC must comprise DC citizens duly elected for that purpose.
We cannot support any Constitution that does not include a transparent amendment process, such as allowing amendments to be proposed by Initiative and/or Constitutional Convention.
We would like to see a ban on “dark money” and regulations that assure full and open disclosure.
The League of Women Voters of the United States believes that democratic government depends upon informed and active participation at all levels of government, and that governmental bodies must protect the citizen’s right to know by giving adequate notice of proposed actions, holding open meetings, and making public records accessible.
Elinor Hart testified in favor of improving the Inclusionary Zoning Program.
The heart of the matter is that Exelon business practices are in direct conflict with the District’s intent to become more energy efficient
Implementation of automatic voter registration will greatly improve the ability of the Board of Elections to maintain up-to-date records of citizens registered to vote in the District of Columbia.