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    LWV of Maryland Asks for Fair Maps for Organization’s 100th Birthday

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - February 14, 2020 

    Contact: Ashley Oleson - 410-269-0232 - aoleson@lwvmd.org

     

    Annapolis – The League of Women Voters of Maryland (LWVMD) turns 100 years old on February 14, 2020, and to celebrate, LWVMD members launched a #FairMapsValentine Campaign online and by delivering a Fair Maps Valentine to every member of the Maryland General Assembly.

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  • Upcoming events

    Wednesday, March 04, 2020 at 08:30 AM · $40.00 USD · 61 rsvps
    House Office Building in Annapolis, MD

    Legislative Day 2020


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    AGENDA

    8:30 a.m.   Registration and Coffee


    8:30 -10:00 a.m.     Visits to Legislators arranged by Local Leagues
      (Local Leagues are responsible for making those appointments in advance)


    10:00 a.m.      Report on legislative visits


    11:00 a.m.  State budget presentation by Victoria Gruber, E.D., Department of Legislative Services


    Noon Lunch             Panel Discussion featuring our coalition partners


    1:00 p.m.               Optional visits to committee hearings

    *The Lois Stoner Scholarship Fund is available for members who would like assistance with their registration fee. Please contact the LWVMD office for details.


    To buy a ticket, enter the number of tickets you want to purchase in the appropriate box below where it says "Will you come?"


    Reserve your spot early! Seats are limited & tickets increase by $5 on 2/19/20

    Click here to download flier and mail your registration

    Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 10:00 AM
    Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, DC

    Our Day On Capitol Hill


    • Visit our US Senators’ and Representatives’ offices
    • Enjoy lunch together in staff dining facility
    • Take part in advocating a LWVUS topic* (voluntary)
    • Have fun!

    *Participants will be briefed by email about the LWVUS topic for advocacy, participating voluntarily.

    • Meet at Taxi/Massachusetts Ave. exit inside Union Station, Washington DC, 10 am.
    • Arrive at Union Station by Amtrak, MARC, Metro, bus or auto. If driving one can park in Union Station’s public parking (assuming space is available.)

    This is a FREE LWV Member's Only Event - to Learn About Joining Click Here.

    To reserve your spot (or ask questions), email Jackie Coolidge: jcoolidge@schoolbench.com, subject “LWVMD Day on Capitol Hill” by April 30, including following info: 

    Name(s) | Cell phone # |Email |Street Address (not PO Box)

    ***Street address and cell phone required***

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