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Recent Monthly Programs

Issues related to the 2020 Census
LWVKC
Published on: 10/10/2020
Jenny Garmon, Legal and Government Information Specialist, Kansas City Public Library, will speak on issues related to the 2020 Census.
Redistricting and the Battle over Gerrymandering
LWVKC
Published on: 9/9/2020
Amendment 3 will undo the redistricting reforms passed by Missouri voters in 2018. Learn what happens if this ballot question passes on November 3.
Medicaid Expansion - Whats Next
LWVKC
Published on: 8/8/2020
On August 4, Missouri voters decided that Medicaid will be expanded to more Missourians in 2021. Join us to learn how this will be implemented and how it will improve health care in our state.

Founded by Ms. Blouin in 2003, the mission of the Missouri Budget Project is to improve the quality of life for Missourians by informing public policy decisions through objective research and analysis of state budget, tax, and economic issues.
African American Women in the Suffrage Movement
LWVKC
Published on: 7/15/2020
Dr. Delia Gillis - Speaker;
Panelist: Joanne Collins and Ruth Emery
July 11, 2020
Benevolence, Moral Reform, Equality
LWVKC
Published on: 2/8/2020
Speaker - K David Hanzlick

Videos and Presentations

Votes for women: How the suffragists won - 100 Years Later
CBS Sunday Morning
Published on: 9/10/2020
CBS Sunday Morning
Support Amendment 2 to Expand Medicaid Aug. 4
LWV St. Louis
Published on: 7/15/2020
On August 4, Missouri voters have an opportunity to expand Medicaid and improve health care across the state. Voters are asked if they want to “amend the Missouri Constitution to adopt Medicaid Expansion for persons 19 to 64 years old with an income level at or below 133% of the federal poverty level.” This would apply to individuals making under $17,000 or couples earning under $23,000 per year.

The League of Women Voters supports Medicaid Expansion
LWV KC/J/C/P joins LWVJoCo League on local radio station
KKFI
Published on: 6/25/2020
Voting in 2020 was the topic of the June 25th Cowtown Conversations, a KKFI radio program hosted by Joseph Jackson. President Sandy Eeds, along with LWV KC members Cheryl Barnes and Patricia Goodwin shared information about the Missouri electoral process and Co-President Amber Stenger talked about voting on the Kansas side of the metro area.
LWV KC 100th Celebration
Published on: 4/28/2020
100 Anniversary
LWV KC 90th Anniversary Celebration
City Council
Published on: 7/15/2010
Kansas City Missouri City Council recognizes 90th Anniversary of the League

Press Releases

Vote411 Goes Live on Monday, July 20 for August 4 Primary
Cheryl Barnes
Published on: 7/16/2020
An online voter guide providing personalized ballot information for the August 4 election will be available July 20 at www.vote411.org/ballot.
CBS News Anchor to Commemorate League's 100th Anniversary
Sarah Courtney, LWVUS
Published on: 5/14/2020
he League of Women Voters is proud to announce CBS Evening News anchor and managing editor, Norah O’Donnell, will deliver the keynote address for Women Power the Vote for 100 years, the 54th biennial League of Women Voters Convention, which will be held June 25-27, 2020.
Vote411 Nominated for Webby
Caitlin Rulien, LWVUS
Published on: 4/30/2020
The League of Women Voters Education Fund announced today that VOTE411.org, its one-stop-shop for election information, has been named Best Government & Civil Innovation Website in the 24th Annual Webby People’s Voice Awards.