The video for the League's Annual Workshop: "*Effective Citizen Advocacy at the Legislature", held Saturday, December 10, 2017, is online. Use Find My Legislator on the New Mexico Legislator website. The Congressional toll-free number is 1-866-727-4894 . Please remember that you are speaking as an individual and not for the League.
Speakers include Senator Peter Wirth (D-Santa Fe, District 25), Representative Jimmie Hall (R-Bernalillo, District 28), and Minda Mc Gonagle of Mc Gonagle Public Relations Consulting Duo, LLC. In order to register to vote in New Mexico, you must be a U. citizen with a social security number and be at least 18 years of age on or before the next election, with two exceptions: An individual who has been convicted of a felony offense loses the right to vote while completing the terms and conditions imposed by the court.
The League does take action on issues of importance to its members and the community, after studying them in depth. Highlights: Advocacy Workshop Information; Immigration Update: DACA; The Sagebrush Rebellion; Updates on Federal Public Lands and Nuclear Waste studies; League Lobbyist Information; Natural Resources and Local League reports.
Keep up to date by reading October 9, 2017: The League of Women Voters of New Mexico opposes the proposed NM STEM-Ready Science Standards and endorses the adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and the appropriation of funding necessary for successful implementation.
The League of Women Voters 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.