Wood County Voter April 2015

Membership Meeting

Monday, April 27, 7:00 p.m.

Vienna Senior Center

(Corner of 29th St. and 8th Ave. in Vienna, WV just up the street from the City Building and Police Station.)

What do Fracking and Cracking Bring?

Vienna Mayor Randy Rapp was among the local officials who traveled to North Dakota earlier this year. He will meet with League members and guests to talk about what they learned and what kinds of actions he foresees will be needed should the gas industry bring a cracker plant and accompanying influx of workers to Wood County.

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The State Convention will meet at the Huntington Mall on April 18.

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Flyers for the April 16 Morgantown City Council Candidate Forum

Spread the word with American-flag-flyer-City-Council.pdf and/or City-Council-Candidate-Forum-Flyer-IV.pdf to invite the community to the upcoming April 16, 7-9pm, Morgantown City Council Candidate Forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Morgantown-Monongalia.  Event takes place at South Middle School.

Morgantown City Council Candidate Forum 2015 Press Release

The League of Women Voters of Morgantown-Monongalia County is sponsoring a candidate forum for Morgantown City Council candidates at South Middle School on Thursday, April 16, 7pm-9pm. The forum includes all candidates including declared write-in candidates.

Candidates running to date are: First Ward – Ron Bane, George Papandreas and Rachel Lee Fetty (write-in); Second Ward – Bill Kawecki and Al Bonner (write-in); Third Ward – Wes Nugent; Forth Ward – Jennifer Selin; Fifth Ward – Marti Shamberger; Sixth Ward – Noel Hoffman and Jay Redmond; Seventh Ward – Nancy Ganz and Bill Graham (write-in).

Complete election information can be found at http://www.morgantownwv.gov/quick-links/2015-election-materials/

League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.  Refreshments will be served.

SpringVOTER2015

See our summary of bills of interest from the 2015 Legislative Session in this spring issue of the VOTER.

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Wrap-Up & Reception with Monongalia Legislators

The League of Women Voters of Morgantown-Monongalia is cosponsoring  Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s Legislative Wrap-Up & Reception on Tuesday, March 31, from 6:30pm-8:00pm.

Come and hear about this years legislative session and the work that was done that affects West Virginia, Monongalia County, and you.

The event takes place in the Mountaineer Mall Atrium. Spread the word, pass out the flyer, and hope to see you there!

Huntington’s Annual Meeting, March 16, 6 pm. Visitors are welcome!

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Wood County Voter March 2015

LWV Wood County will hold its 2015 annual meeting at J. P. Henry’s restaurant on Tuesday evening, March 24. The guest speaker will be Cecil Childress, general manager of the Blennerhassett Hotel, who will speak about his hopes for revitalizing the downtown area of Parkersburg. Guests are welcome to attend. Dinners will be ordered from the menu. See the March Voter for details.

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The Guide to Cabell County’s legislators includes their committees and contact information.

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Meeting on February 21, W. Huntington Library. Irv Johnson is the speaker.

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