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NO Photo ID required to vote on April 7
On March 23, the Government Accountability Board has advised CLICK HERE local election officials that the photo ID requirement is not to be enforced in Wisconsin Spring 2015 elections.
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Apr 7: ELECTION DAY: Polls Open 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. VOTE!
Apr 9: Intl Relations / Great Decisions Discussion: Sectarianism in the Middle East
Apr 18: General Meeting: Stormwater Runoff
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Apr 18 General Meeting: Stormwater Runoff
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Spanish translation available at the program!
Stormwater runoff causes flooding and carries pesticides, chemicals, sewage, and other pollutants into rivers and Lake Michigan + our drinking water source. Learn about:
Learn about projects you and your community can do to remedy runoff
- why we are experiencing flooding and runoff problems
- why we are losing wetland areas, natural sponges
- how do human constructs like parking lots affect runoff
Contact: League Office at (414) 273-8683
- rain gardens and rain barrels
- bio-swales for roadways and parking lots
Funding in part under the Coastal Zone Management Act, by NOAA's office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management in conjunction with the Illinois Coastal Management Program of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. The League of Women Voters - Illinois and the League of Women Voters - Lake Michigan Region received a grant from the Illinois Coastal Management Program of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources to research and develop a program on the topic of reducing pollution of Lake Michigan - the source of our drinking water - and reducing the danger and damage caused by flooding. The League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County is a member of the LWV-Lake Michigan Region.
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- Many people today are disenchanted with the democratic process and stay home on Election Day. They believe that their vote makes no difference and they can't possibly have an impact on the electoral process. But, one vote makes a difference...
Those potholes you hit as you travel are the "Tip of the Infrastructure Iceberg." For a glimpse at the whole "iceberg" a civil engineer and economist present on the overall D grade of US infrastructure and what is needed to address its poor condition.
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Tip of the Infrastructure Iceberg
American Society of Civil Engineers infrastructure report card and jobs impact of increased investments
Carl C. Sutter, P.E., C.C.S., Vice President, McMahon
Architects/Engineers and ASCE Region 3 Governor
What are ASCEs 16 categories of infrastructure? What grade did ASCE give each? What are estimated needs in each category? How might the construction industry be impacted by increased infrastructure expenditures?
Repair our infrastructure and jolt the economy
Dr. William L. Holahan, Emeritus Professor, Economics,
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
What is the cause of our weak economic recovery? What are arguments that might persuade Congress to increase spending for infrastructure improvement projects?
The League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County is now a member of Community Shares of Greater Milwaukee. Donate to the League through workplace giving and Community Shares by clicking here.