October 18th Topic Meeting: What are all the November ballot questions about?

What are all the November ballot questions about?  Come learn with LWVN!

It’s almost time to decide how you’ll vote on the upcoming state and local ballot questions in November. This year there are three state ballot questions, and two local ballot questions. If you still don’t know what the ballot questions are about, or don’t have the facts you need to vote, we can help.

Join members of the League of Women Voters of Newton (LWVN) on Thursday, October 18th from 8:00 am – 9:30 am at the Durant-Kenrick House (286 Waverley Ave, Newton) as we hear from presenters on both sides of the issues for state ballot Question 1 regarding patient-to-nurse limits and the Newton ballot questions regarding the dispensation of marijuana.  Attendees will have an opportunity to ask presenters from each side questions at the end of each presentation. RSVPs to info@lwvnewton.org are appreciated!

Can’t join us on the 18th?  Our program on state ballot Question 1 will be taped soon and shown in late October.  For a discussion of state ballot Questions 2 and 3, watch the latest episode of ‘The League Presents’ on NewTV with guest Holly Gunner and LWVN Vice-President Lisa Mirabile.  The link to the program is:  https://newtv.org/recent-videos-community/120-the-league-presents/5302-ballot-questions-2-and-3.

Topic Meeting on Sensible Gun Legislation: Thursday, April 26th at 7 pm

Join LWVN members for a discussion on sensible gun legislation in the NewTV Conference room, April 26th starting at 7 pm.  Our guest will be Newton resident Janet Goldenberg from the Massachusetts Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence.

Look for more information coming your way about guests to help us learn about Massachusetts gun laws and issues our law enforcement professionals face.  We expect to continue this discussion at other topic meetings focused on different aspects such as advocacy around gun legislation.

For information on LWVUS position on gun control, click here: League of Women Voters–US on gun control

For information on LWVMA position on gun control, click here and go to page 47: League of Women Voters of Massachusetts on gun control

Topic Meeting on Sensible Gun Legislation: Thursday, April 26th at 7 pm

Join LWVN members for a discussion on sensible gun legislation in the NewTV Conference room, April 26th starting at 7 pm.  Look for more information coming your way about guests to help us learn about Massachusetts gun laws and issues our law enforcement professionals face.  We expect to continue this discussion at other topic meetings focused on different aspects such as advocacy around gun legislation.

For information on LWVUS position on gun control, click here: League of Women Voters–US on gun control

For information on LWVMA position on gun control, click here and go to page 47: League of Women Voters of Massachusetts on gun control

Topic Meeting: Local League Program on Tuesday, March 27th, 7 pm

With no storms in the forecast (fingers crossed), we are sure to hold the LWVN Local League Programming on Tuesday–come join us!  Help us figure out what we want to accomplish… what should our focus be?  We’ll meet at Bonnie Carter’s house, 177 Homer Street in Newton Center, at 7 pm on Wednesday.  See you there!

League Panel on Snow, Parking Ban, and Clearing Sidewalks

LWVN thanks our panelists for an informative and open discussion of these important, everyday issues:  City Council Vicki Danberg, Chief MacDonald of the Newton Police, and Shane Mark, Newton’s Director of Streets.  Thanks as well to moderator Marcia Johnson and the Auburndale Public Library for the use of their lovely building.

Click here to read notes on the discussion:  The League Panel Discussion on Snow and Traffic

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