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LWV Wood County Voter September 2019

Meeting on changes in the Medicaid program, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, 6:30 p.m. at Parkersburg-Wood Co. Library, Summers Auditorium. Open to the public

Lisa Diehl, Northern Regional Coordinator for West Virginians for Affordable Health Care, an organization whose goals include preserving, protecting, and improving Medicaid and the Medicaid expansion, will be our speaker. ( see www.wvahc.org )

West Virginia was one of the states that opted to expand Medicaid when the Affordable Care Act was adopted in 2010. Medicaid provides health care and long-term care for more than half a million West Virginians. (more than 29% in 2017) Miss Diehl will talk about changes to the program since then and proposed changes under the current administration.

pdf iconLWVWC Voter September 2019.pdf

LWV Wood County April 2019 Voter

Meeting on Solar Power Monday, April 22, 2019 6 p.m. Parkersburg City Council Chambers

Open to the public

A local authority on solar energy will speak to the League at 6 p.m. April 22 in the Parkersburg City Council chambers. Chip Pickering started Pickering Energy Solutions, a West Virginia company that installs, owns and maintains solar photovoltaic power systems in the Mid-Ohio Valley. Pickering is the chief executive officer of Pickering Associates, an architectural and engineering firm in Parkersburg, and vice president of Davis, Pickering and Co., an electrical contracting firm in Marietta. He is responsible for development, training and construction quality programs for Davis Pickering.

pdf iconLWVWC Voter April 2019 pdf.pdf

LWV Wood County March 2019 Voter

LWVWC Annual Meeting, Friday, March 22, 6:00 p.m., Colombo’s Restaurant, Parkersburg

Guest speaker will be Will Hosaflook, Superintendent of Wood County Schools.

Update on LWVWV’s legislative priorities

pdf iconLWVWC Voter March 2019pdf.pdf

Wood County Voter Februart 2019

LWV Wood County Meeting on WV Economy

Monday February 25 at 6 p.m., Parkersburg City Building, 2nd floor Executive Conference Room, Open to the public

Ted Boettner, Executive Director of the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, will discuss “Is the WV economic comeback real?”

Legislative Update in this Voter

pdf iconLWVWC Voter February 2019 pdf.pdf

LWV Wood County Voter January 2019

The LWV of Wood County will present the film, “DARK MONEY” at the Parkersburg/Wood County Public Library at 1:30 pm on Saturday, January 19. The film is open to the public at no cost.

“Dark Money”, a political thriller, examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy: the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials. The film takes viewers to Montana–a front line in the fight to preserve fair elections nationwide–to follow an intrepid local journalist working to expose the real-life impact of the US Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision.

pdf iconLWVWC Voter January 2019 pdf.pdf

Wood County Voter December 2018

Post-election up-date and December 15 annual holiday get-together.

pdf iconLWVWC Voter December 2018 pdf.pdf

Wood County Voter October 2018

Meet the Candidate Event on Monday, October 22, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in Council Cambers of the Parkersburg City Building. All local candidates for the WV Legislature and Wood County Commission have been invited. Open to the public.

pdf iconOctober 2018 Voter pdf.pdf

LWV of Wood County Voter September 2018

Membership Meeting on Climate Change: Eric Engle will be our guest at the September 24 meeting to talk about current climate change science and its implications for public policy. Monday, September 24, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Vienna Public Library at the corner of 23rd St. and River Rd. in Vienna. Open to the Public. Note that there are parking lots both beside the library on 23rd St. side and around the corner off River Rd.

pdf iconSeptember 2018 Voter pdf.pdf

Wood County Voter April 2018

Upcoming Events:

Monday, April 16 6 p.m. Meet the Candidates for Wood County Board of Education, Parkersburg City Building, Council Chambers

Monday, April 23 6 p.m. Meet the Candidates for West Virginia Legislature, Parkersburg City Building, Council Chambers

Sunday, April 22 LWV Voter’s Guide published in Parkersburg News & Sentinel

pdf iconApril 2018 Voter pdf.pdf

LWVWC Wood County Voter March Voter

Wood County Annual meeting is Tuesday, April 20 at 6 p.m. at Jimmy Colombo’s Restaurant in Parkersburg. Upcoming meet-the-candidates events April 16, Board of Education, and April 23, candidates for WV Legislature.

pdf iconMarch 2018 Voter pdf.pdf