2017 Legislative Session

As the Minnesota 2017 Legislative Session winds down, search for information on bills by bill number, author or topic.  You can access the Legislature's website here.

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Proposed Recommendations - Affordable Housing Study, Tuesday, May 9

The League of Women Voters of Roseville Area is hosting a meeting featuring proposed ten-year affordable housing objectives for the cities of Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, Maplewood and Roseville on Tuesday, May 9. During the past year, the League’s affordable housing study committee has included three graduate students working on a Capstone Project in the University of Minnesota’s Center for Regional and Urban Affairs.

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Metropolitan Wastewater Treatment Tour May 16, 2017

The Roseville Area League of Women Voters has scheduled a tour of the Eagles Point Wastewater Treatment Plant in Cottage Grove on May 16 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. We will carpool from the parking lot just north of the Roseville Ice Arena, leaving there at 9:15 am.

The plant has primary and advanced secondary treatment before the water is discharged to the Mississippi River. It has won several awards for progressive steps in wastewater treatment and sustainability. It is one of eight plants operated by Metropolitan Council Environmental Services. (MCES).

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April 2017 Voter

This issue of the Voter contains information on the following:

  • An article about the Annual Meeting that will be held on May 2
  • An article about the April 18 unit meeting at which the results of the Housing Study will be presented
  • A thoughtful article by Florence Sprague about the lack of balance in society

 

Unit Meeting April 18 & 19 - Affordable Housing Study

LWV Roseville Area will release its study of affordable housing and its availability in Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, Maplewood and Roseville at the April 18 meeting. The League has a long history of advocating for equal opportunity and economic justice for all, including affordable housing.   The League committee that has been studying this issue for the past year will present their findings and recommendations.

The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Autumn Grove Roseville Park building, 1365 Lydia Ave. W. The event is free and open to the public. There will also be a recorded viewing of the program at 9:30 a.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 3115 Victoria St. N., Roseville.

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March 2017 Voter

In this issue of The Voter you will find

  • A message from President Rita Mills about how League works
  • Articles about several upcoming events
  • Another insightful article from Florence Sprague about the Equal Rights Amendment

March 18 - Focus on Public Health

The Council of Metropolitan Area League of Women Voters (CMAL) presents:  Emergency Management in the Metropolitan Area - Focus on Public Health:  Immunization/Zika/Ebola/Influenza.

Hear from public health officials how state and local government work to keep metro area residents safe.  Janice Maine (MN Dept. of Health) and Giana Adasiewicz (Dakota County Public Health Dept.) will speak and take questions.

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