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The Voter: Newsletter of the LWVCNM

May 2016 Includes information on US Senator Tom Udall's address at Annual Meeting May 7, news about Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, a thanks to Sutin, Thayer, and Browne, where the LWVCNM Board has held their monthly meetings for many years, Bernalillo County Home Rule to be on the November ballot, and a book review of Let the People Rule: Theodore Roosevelt and the Birth of the Presidential Primary. Check it out!
April 2016Annual meeting issue. Includes League's positions, bylaws, reports from the board and chairs, information about the slate of new officers up for election, and more! Bring it with you to Annual Meeting on May 7! US Senator Tom Udall will be the featured speaker.
March 2016Unit meetings feature Gwyneth Doland and Janet Blair; book review of The Digital Doctor, and report from Program Planning.
February 2016Special date for the Luncheon Meeting with APS Superintendent Raquel Reedy: Feb 16, Tuesday. Also, an update on APD Forward, a book review of Street Smart: The Rise of Cities and the Fall of Cars, Position Planning meeting on Feb 20, and an editorial on civility in political discourse.
January 2016 The January unit meetings include "End of Life Options", an update on Affordable Care Implementation, and Albuquerque programs to end homelessness. League Day at the Legislature is Feb 4, preceded by the Legislative Reception Feb 3 evening. A very short read - check it out!
December 2015Contents include descriptions of the luncheon (general) meeting, summary of the November Board meeting, calendar/save the dates, and a big thank you to retiring Voter editor, Chris Burroughs. Check it out!
November 2015Contents include info about the luncheon speaker, NM Auditor Tim Keller; the "Money in Politics" consensus meeting; a review of Running from Office by Jennifer Lawless and Richard Fox; a note from the Leadership Team, highlights of the October Board meeting, and more!
October 2015Contents include descriptions of the October Unit meetings, planning for the "Money in Politics" consensus on Nov 10, a reminder to renew your membership, summary of the September Board meeting, Bernalillo County's plans to increase voter registration (and you can help!), and a book review of The Great War of Our Time by Michael Morell and Bill Harlow, and more!
September 2015Luncheon meeting on the impact of closed primaries in New Mexico, and alternatives by Bob Perls, president of New Mexico Open Primaries; Save the Date! October 8 Friday, when LWVCNM and the Albuquerque Press Women host a joint luncheon featuring US Senator Martin Heinrich; summary of the last Board meeting; book review of Freedom of Speech (David Shipler) and more!
August 2015General meeting on New Mexico's Water Resources, Women's Equality Day is August 22, the results of the June Calendar Planning meeting, a book review of Stephen Hess's The Professor and the President: Daniel Patrick Moynihan in the Nixon White House, and more on the 1988 Presidential debate.
July 2015a call for assistance with the 2015 Albuquerque Municipal Election Voters' Guide, an editorial from member Judith Binder on the Presidential debates, and a book review of Hall of Mirrors by Barry Eichengreen.
June 2015The General meeting features Emile Nakleh discussing foreign policy, there is a greeting from the leadership team, reports from Convention, successes of LWV Santa Fe, and a review of Henry Kissinger's World Order.
May 2015Unit meetings deal with technology development and business commercialization; a farewell from the outgoing president, notices of LWV NM Convention and LWVCNM Calendar Planning, a list of the new officers and Board, and a review of Tension City by Jim Lehrer.
April 2015This is the big Annual Meeting issue! Be sure to bring your copy (one will appear in the mail) to Annual Meeting on May 2. The issue also details the month's four unit meetings, focusing on issues and bills that came up in the 2015 sixty day legislative session: environmental protection, health care, and League lobbying efforts.
March 2015Unit meetings cover government transparency in New Mexico, computer security, and a wrap-up of League lobbying action for the 60-day 2015 Legislative session; an invitation to A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, the League's annual birthday fundraiser, an invitation to LWVNM State Convention (volunteer to become a delegate! LWVCNM is entitled to 10!) and two book reports on "The Military Industrial Complex" and "Organized Cybercrime" - and more.
February 2015Unit meetings focus on Immigration Issues, and a session with the new US Attorney for New Mexico. Articles include a reminder about League Day at the Legislature Feb 9-10, a message from President Andrea Targhetta on the League's proud history and the importance of its name, a call for volunteers to staff the office, another reminder of the LWVNM State convention May 16-17, a book report on The Organized Mind and much more.
January 2015Unit meetings will cover Legislative session and Education. Articles on Money in Politics, Help needed for NM Early Educators United election, President's message on keeping up with the 2015 Legislative Session, Reports from Voter Services and Membership Leadership Development, Book review of The Squandering of America, Proposed study of Public Banking, and notes on the May 2015 LWVNM Convention.
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