2013 LWVAL Legislative Priorities*

Adopted by the LWVAL Board,
January 26, 2013

Follow the action on these issues in the
2013 LWVAL Legislative Report.

Table Caption
Priority Level I (Highest)
Monitoring and action of highest priority. Major area for resource expenditure.
Constitutional reform:
  • Home Rule
  • Legislative operations/procedures
  • Other issues as they develop

Ethics in government

Government transparency and accountability

Natural Resources:
  • Energy policy
  • AL Water Management Plan

Voting access and practices

Priority Level II
Monitoring occurs; action dependent on opportunity and available resources.
Natural Resources:
  • Maintaining water purity and air quality
  • Coastal zone protection

Health care, including Medicaid

Campaign finance and elections

Judicial qualifications and selection, including merit selection

Priority Level III
If and when opportunities arise, assess if action is feasible given resources and priorities.
Other ethics issues

Tax reform

Issues identified by LWVAL Advocacy Committee and/or State Board or Local Leagues
* Items listed within a Priority Level do not designate a rank order of importance.