2012 LWVAL Legislative Priorities
Priority Level I (Highest)
Monitoring and action of highest priority. Major area for resource expenditure.
Constitutional reform

Campaign Finance and Elections
- including
  • Redistricting
  • Campaign finance
  • Timely reporting of expenditures and donations; easy access to such information

Voting access and practices

Ethics in government – including required and timely lobbying expenditure reports, greater Ethics Commission authority, clarity in Ethics Law language

Government transparency and accountability

Natural Resources - Energy policy
Priority Level II
Monitoring occurs; action dependent on opportunity and available resources.
Tax reform, including ending sales tax on groceries

Judicial qualifications and selection, including merit selection

Natural Resources
  • Maintaining water purity and air quality
  • Alabama Water Management Plan
  • Coastal zone protection
  • Recycling

Public transportation
Priority Level III
If and when opportunities arise, assess if action is feasible given resources and priorities.
Priority III is reserved for areas that may be monitored and acted upon if and when opportunities arise. An assessment is made to determine whether action is feasible given resources and priorities.

The priority list is subject to change as conditions change.