Redistricting, Democracy and the Census - March 20

What is redistricting and how does it affect me? How does it impact democracy? Will Minnesota lose a congressional district in the upcoming 2020 census? Speaker Annastacia Belladonna-Carrera, Executive Director of Common Cause Minnesota will address these questions and more at a program co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters Roseville Area and the Roseville Library to be held from 6:30-8 pm in the Community Room of the Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Ave N, Roseville. Free and open to the public.

There will be NO video replay on Wednesday, March 21 .  However, video will be posted to our YouTube account  within a few days of the event.


March 2018 Voter

The March issue of The Voter includes articles about:

  • The March 20 meeting on Redistricting, Democracy and the Census
  • An update on one outcome of the League's 2015-16 police study
  • An interview with League member Nancy Bruggeman, who has acted as an observer at ISD 623 school board meetings

5 Cities Discuss Affordable Housing Goals - Newspaper and Video

The Lillie News newspapers carried an extensive article about the February 20 panel discussion by city leaders on affordable housing goals of their respective cities.  You can view the article by Mike Munzenrider on their website here.

To view the videos of the presentation where officials shared their cities' affordable housing goals in their comprehensive plan updates, visit our YouTube channel. 


Minnesota's Next Steps to a Clean Energy Economy - April 17

In observance of Earth day, the League of Women Voters Roseville Area will host a symposium celebrating steps Minnesota is taking toward energy efficiency as they affect air and water quality and our economy through lower costs and job creation.  Featured speaker is acclaimed climate and energy policy expert J. Drake Hamilton, Fresh Energy Science Policy Director.  Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine named her “one of Minnesota’s 100 influential people who make things happen.”  She will highlight how solar and geothermal usage can affect a typical home in our community.

The Tuesday, April 17 meeting will be held from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2561 N. Victoria, Roseville.  The event is free and open to the public.


Minnesota Health Plan Event March 8

The Roseville Area Advocates for Minnesota Health Plan will host a viewing of the documentary “Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point” on March 8. The hour-long film makes a business case for major health care reform. League member Mindy Greiling will lead discussion afterwards.

LWVUS’s health care position includes support of the single-payer approach.

The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Ave. N., Roseville.


February 2018 Voter

This month's issue of The Voter is packed with information, including:

  • A recap of the January "Conversations with Constituents"
  • Information on the February 6 precinct caucuses
  • City Council and School Board meeting dates for Observer Corps

January 2018 Voter

This issue of The Voter includes articles about:

  • The upcoming event "Conversations with Constituents" on January 23
  • Passing the torch of editorship from Judy Berglund to Rachel Geiser
  • A history of LWV involvement in registering new voters at Naturalization Ceremonies