Legislative Action

Pay Extra Attention to Mecklenburg’s 18 Legislative Races

by Mary Hopper As you see the rushed decisions and their far reaching, and sometimes unintended, consequences being generated in Raleigh, we hope you have allowed some time to educate yourself on the state legislative races that will be decided on November 6. Even better, we hope you are contributing time and money to your …

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A Woman’s Perspective On Issues

SAVE THE DATES! The League of Women Voters Charlotte Mecklenburg, in coalition with other Charlotte nonprofit, nonpartisan women and allied organizations, invites you to attend CANDIDATES’ FORUM – A WOMAN’S PERSPECTIVE ON ISSUES    Thursday September 20, 2018, 6 to 8 pm NC State Senate and Mecklenburg County Commissioners Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 6 to …

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Weekly Legislative Calls for 2.12.18

WEEKLY CALLS NC Senators: Thom Tillis (202-224-6342 and 704-509-9087) Richard Burr (202-224-3154 and 800-685-8916) SC Senators: Lindsey Graham (202-224-5972 and 804-250-1417) Tim Scott (202-224-6121 and 864-233-5366) Representatives: Robert Pittenger: 1-202-225-1976 Alma Adams: 1-202-225-1510 If you have a different representative, call 1-202-224-3121 and the switchboard operator will connect you.   PROMISES MADE —WILL THEY BE KEPT? …

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Raise Your Voices 2.1.18

Keep raising your voice for “a more perfect union”!! Numbers to Call NC Senators: Thom Tillis (202-224-6342 and 704-509-9087) Richard Burr (202-224-3154 and 800-685-8916) SC Senators: Lindsey Graham (202-224-5972 and 804-250-1417) Tim Scott (202-224-6121 and 864-233-5366) Charlotte Area Representatives: Robert Pittenger: 1-202-225-1976 Alma Adams: 1-202-225-1510 If your representative is not listed, call 1-202-224-3121 to be …

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NC Democrats announce new candidates

And they’re almost all women. BY WILL DORAN.  News & Observer The wave of women signing up to run for political office has hit North Carolina. State Democrats spent Monday announcing nine new candidates – including six women – in their 2018 effort to break Republicans’ veto-proof majority in the state legislature. Rep. Darren Jackson, …

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Black Women Kept Roy Moore Out of Office

Here’s How to Actually Thank Them. By Brittany Packnett  The Cut (photo courtesy Getty Images) Late on Tuesday night, America was once again reminded of the power of Black women. Thanks in large part to overwhelmingly high turnout among Black voters and Black women in particular, Alabama managed to elect a pro-choice Democrat in the Bible Belt, …

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NC District 9 Candidate Dan McCready

Indivisible NC District 9 invites you to a Meet & Greet with NC Congressional Distrtict 9 Candidate Dan McCready. Sunday, November 19, 3:00 – 4:30 PM CHS Waxhaw Hospital Community Room, 2700 Providence Rd S Waxhaw, NC This is an opportunity for NC District 9 voters to meet and and evaluate this candidate in person. Additional …

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Alternative Prescriptions Symposium

Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy will host a symposium on the state of health care in the Queen City. Presented by Alston & Bird LLP, “Alternative Prescriptions: A Broader Vision of Health for the Charlotte Region” will offer perspectives from an expert panel about ways to maintain and improve overall health, stability and opportunity. The …

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