2010 LWVAL Legislative Priorities
Priority Level I (Highest)
Monitoring and action of highest priority. Major area for resource expenditures.
Ban PAC to PAC transfers

Tax reform, including ending sales tax on groceries

Constitutional reform and constitutional convention

Government transparency and accountability

Priority Level II
Monitoring occurs; action dependent on opportunity and available resources.
Voting access and practices

Judicial qualifications and selection, including merit selection

Ethics in government – lobbying expenditure reports; Ethics Commission authority

Natural Resources:
Maintaining water purity and air quality; reservoir addition for state
Coastal zone protection
Energy policy

Public transportation: Treat as a natural resource issue as well as a transportation issue related to the tax structure.

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

Other issues identified by LWVAL Advocacy Committee and/or Board or Local Leagues.