Our Projects, Programs and Advocacy Priorities
Leagues Withdraw from Participation with Campaign Practices for the Capital Region, Inc. (FCP) Aug 2015-MEDIA RELEASE
In August, 2015, the Four Leagues of Women Voters of the Capital District announced that they are withdrawing from participation in Fair Campaign Practices for the Capital Region, Inc. that was founded in 1999 to promote fair and honest political campaigns.
Program and Action Priorities of the LWV of Albany County, 2015-16
Albany County Charter Review Study
We will continue to follow developments in Albany County concerning revisions to the Albany County Charter and take action to support the positions on it adopted by the Albany County League. Click to learn more...
Long Term Care in Albany County
We will continue monitoring long term care options and issues in Albany County. Click to learn more....
Government Consolidation and Shared Services
The League will advocate for shared services and government consolidation where practical and feasible. Click to learn more...
We will monitor proposals for landfills in Albany County, based on our existing four-county solid waste position with the recognition of responsible and sustainable use of natural resources by municipalities. The League will monitor the environmental, public safety and health impacts associated with the transportation of crude oil shipments into the Port of Albany. Click to learn more...
Program and Action Priorities of the LWV of New York State:
The legislative agenda of the LWVNYS is arrived at through consensus of the New York Leagues after a thorough study of the issues. Our legislative priorities are reflected in the 2015 Legislative Agenda of the League of Women Voters of New York State.