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Meet the Education Fund team

Meet the Education Fund team The core Education Fund staff, headed by Nancy Tate, is composed of Zaida Arguedas, Jeanette Senecal, Lisa Ruben and Nancy Connors. They promote the League’s domestic and international education activities, covering elections to civic participation. Words like HAVA, Free Airwaves, DNet and Judicial Independence describe some of their activities. In […]

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Campaign finance reform

Campaign finance reform – Hill Bulletin Shirley Tabata Ponomareff Legislation requiring broadcasters to provide free air time to qualified federal candidates is being prepared by Senators McCain (R AZ), Feingold (D WI) and Durbin (D IL). The legislation would help de-emphasize large contributions by reducing candidates’ dependence on raising money and better inform the public […]

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The League in Africa: the beginning of a longlasting relationship

The League in Africa: the beginning of a longlasting relationship – Woman Power in Politics: Building Grassroots Democracy in Africa Zaida Arguedas The League’s three-year program, Woman Power in Politics: Building Grassroots Democracy in Africa, was completed in December 2002. This program was inaugurated in 1999 by the League of Women Voters Education Fund (LWVEF) […]

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Election reform—top priority; president Bush signs campaign finance reforms into law – Hill Bulletin

Election reform—top priority; president Bush signs campaign finance reforms into law – Hill Bulletin – Pres. George W. Bush Shirley Ponomareff The League and other reformers achieved a major victory when campaign finance reform legislation, banning soft-money contributions and limiting special-interest funding of sham issue ads, was signed into law And now, the Senate and […]