Citizen’s Right to Know/Public Participation

Citizen’s Right to Know/Public Participation

Protect the citizen’s right to know and facilitate informed understanding and public participation in government decision-making.

Unleash your Voting Superpowers! (child wearing red cape)

Bias in Traditional News Media

Once Americans could simply turn on a TV news show and trust the anchorperson to give them a true, impartial account of the nation's news. Those days are long gone. Many network "news" shows have devolved into pure entertainment, and at their core most have increased viewership rather than accuracy as their prime goal. Commercial broadcast media make their money off of advertising and they "sell" their audience by charging higher rates to advertisers for larger listening or viewing audiences.

Event Date: 
Mar 15 2020 - 12:00am to Mar 21 2020 - 12:15pm

The League of Women Voters believes that democratic government depends upon informed and active participation at all levels of government.

Visalia
Event Date: 
Sep 17 2019 - 11:30am
Event location: 

Left of Center

Paula Lee, First Vice President, League of Women Voters Sacramento
Public Statement

Essay: A call to action on ethics

Sacramento’s commission needs public support

Position

The League of Women Voters of the Midland Area believes that the thoughtful and active participation and support of informed citizens is the top priority in the development and implementation of Midland City and County planning.

Position

The League of Women Voters of the Midland Area supports efficiency and citizen participation in Midland County government.

Position

The League of Women Voters of the Midland Area endorses the council-manager form of government for the City of Midland and supports election by wards.
News

On February 14, 2019 on behalf of LWVC and LWVSJC, Cate White and Bea Lingenfelter interviewed Assembly Member Heath Flora (District 12).

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