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A panel of local journalists discussed the news business in Whatcom County at a member meeting on Jan. 28, 2023.
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The League's new Directory of Elected Officials is now on the website. Printed copies will be available soon.
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Several public programs on this year's focus on housing are being scheduled for February, March and April.
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Advocacy-News

The Washington State Public Disclosure Commission has issued its 2022 Report [link] marking 50 years of this landmark legislation. The state League's issue team on Money in Politics monitors the Commission and related legislative issues.
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League Affairs

Former Whatcom County Library System director Joan Airoldi died Dec. 3, 2022, at the age of 76. Joan had been a League member since 2004, and most recently served on the budget committee for several years.
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Civics Education

Attorney General Bob Ferguson proposes legislation that will provide Washington newspapers with a tax break.
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General

Published On 1/13/2023
Members and elected officials enjoyed good food, drinks, and stimulating conversation at the well-attended December 15 party that the League hosted at Hotel Leo. Members new and old visited with elected officials from Bellingham, Ferndale, Lynden, and Mt Baker, as well as officials from the county council and county-wide offices, some state representatives, our elected judges, and members of the port commission and the public utilities district.
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Published On 1/13/2023
The January membership meeting of LWV/BWC will take place in person and by Zoom from 10 a.m. to noon on January 28 at the Encore Room of the Mount Baker Theater. The main event will be a panel of local journalists, who will answer our questions about access to local news, a matter of mounting concern.
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Published On 1/13/2023
Cindy Madigan, LWVWA issue chair, observes PDC meetings, meets with staff and commissioners, researches pending legislation, and digs deep into data. This article summarizes topics of discussion and contains a link to the full report.
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The League of Women Voter of Bellingham/Whatcom County is excited to introduce its new website and member management system. Members are encouraged to log into the new site to complete their registration process.
Take a look around and let us know what you think! Contact the webmaster@lwvbellinghamwhatcom.org with any questions or comments.
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Healthcare-Action

Webinar on the impact of the Supreme Court's rulings on health in America.
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Healthcare-News

The Healthcare Issues Team met on December 12th, 2022, to hear a presentation by Malora Christensen, Response Systems Division Manager at the Whatcom County Health Department.
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Housing

A new "affinity group" has been organized for League members statewide to discuss housing issues.
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Published On 1/13/2023
Here's an update on Housing Committee activities and areas of interest.
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