2018 LWVAL Legislative Priorities*

Adopted by the LWVAL Board,
October 29, 2017

The legislative action on these issues will be reported in the
2018 LWVAL Legislative Report.
The legislative action on these issues was reported in the
2017 LWVAL Legislative Report.

See reporting on
legislative action in previous years.

Priority Level I
Monitoring and action of highest priority. Major areas for resource expenditure.
  • Voting Access and Process
  • Government including Transparency and Accountability
  • Natural Resources & Energy Policy
  • Criminal Justice Reform

Priority Level II

Monitoring occurs. Action dependent on opportunity and available resources.
  • Education Policy and Funding
  • Healthcare Policy

Priority Level III
Monitoring occurs. If and when opportunities arise, determine if action is feasible given resources and higher priorities.
  • Adequate funding of General Fund
  • Constitutional Reform
  • Tax Reform
  • Discrimination Laws
  • Payday Loan Reform
  • Public Transportation

* Items listed within a Priority Level do not designate a ranked order of importance.