Legislative Priorities

Every year the League of Women Voters asks the members of the local Leagues to advise the LWVMD Board of Directors about the issues they want LWVMD to focus on in the upcoming General Assembly session.  

Our legislative priorities for 2017 are:

Making Democracy Work

Our goals include:

  • Redistricting reform
  • Improved voter access

Protecting the Environment

Our goals include:

  • Mitigating climate change
  • Reliance on clean, renewable energy
  • Safe water for all

Promoting Social and Economic Justice

Our goals include:

  • Maintaining the safety net for vulnerable populations
  • Corrections and Sentencing Reform
  • Adequate public transportation funding

Click here to access the web page for the Maryland General Assembly - a great place to track bills of interest.

2017 Legislative Priorities Brochure