On February 27th, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder, one of the nation’s most important voting rights cases to date. At issue is the constitutionality of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA), the landmark legislation that outlawed racial discrimination in state voting practices. The court is being asked […]
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The League advocates for measures that will ban assault weapons, place limits on magazine size, close the gun show loophole and mandate annual reporting on gun violence in America. Take time to contact your legislators with your opinions and concerns. View the League letter here.
Chester County Commissioners presented a proclamation recognizing Women’s Equality Day to: Chester County Women’s Commission (Idna Corbett accepting), American Association of University Women (Fran Pierce accepting) and The League of Women Voters (Susan Carty accepting) on Thursday August 23, 2012. We are so proud of the Chester County Commissioners and the organizations that support this […]
This is a free program, administered by CVS Caremark and promoted by National Association of Counties (NACo), that offers an average of 22 percent off the retail price of commonly prescribed drugs. ALL Chester County residents, regardless of age, income or existing health coverag use this card any time prescriptions are not covered by insurance. […]
This picture is from 1996. Seated (L to R): Sara Corbishley, Eileen Law. Front Row (L to R): Gerry Hurff, Anne Suss, Mary Etezady, Sarah Caspar, Susan Lebold, Dorothy Rodgers, Alma Forsyth. Back Row (L to R): Karen Pye, Dottie Cook, Mary Lou Dondero, Wincy Pierce, Carolyn Burger, Suzanne Lamborn.