Viewing/Discussion of U.S. Drug Costs Documentary

The Roseville Area Advocates for Minnesota Health Plan will host a viewing of the documentary “Big Pharma:  Market Failure” on September 20. The 50-minute film explores the problem of extreme drug prices in the U.S. and how they impact the public, businesses and the economy. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. at  the Autumn Grove Park Building, 1395 Lydia Ave. W., Roseville.

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Candidate Forums Scheduled for 2018 Election

LWV Roseville Area is sponsoring Candidate Forums for the candidates running in area elections. The purpose of the Candidate Forum is to give voters an opportunity to hear candidates discuss the issues of importance to them in this election. The candidates will answer written questions from the public during these moderated events. Written questions will also be accepted via email until noon the day of the event at lwvrosevillearea@lwvmn.org.  The event is free and open to the public.  Here is the list of Candidate Forums:

Voting Information

The Minnesota Secretary of State's Office contains information that you may find helpful as the General Election nears.  Go to mnvotes.org to locate your polling location for the November 6 general election.  There  you can also find a sample of your ballot and a listing of candidates with links to their websites.  Voting is your personal power!  Use it.  Don't waste it.  Be a voter!

LWV Observer Corps Training - September 11

Participants will receive a League button and learn about the purpose of observing local government meetings (city, school district, county), procedures for being a League observer, topics that we have positions on and how to report in after the meeting. Tuesday, September 11, 6:30-8 pm.  Lexington Park Building, 2131 Lexington Avenue N., Roseville.  Everyone is invited – new or experienced!  Bring friends.

Support for Assalam Mosque, President Sherry Hood

It was shocking to hear of the vandalizing of the Assalam Mosque in Maplewood on July 29th. The League of Women Voters Roseville Area, which includes Maplewood, condemns this kind of harassment. In our democracy, we support everyone's First Amendment constitutional right to the establishment of and free exercise of their religion. We offer our total support to the Assalam Mosque. 

LWV Roseville Area Marches in Canadian Days Parade

The League of Women Voters Roseville Area marched Sunday, August 6th in the Canadian Days Parade in Little Canada. It was a wonderful, fun event and the people of Little Canada came out in full force to view it. Kudos to a fabulous community that is part of our Roseville Area LWV.

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July-August 2018 Voter

This month's Voter is full of information on LWV Roseville Area activites past and future, and includes:

  • Articles by Rita Mills and Barb Anderson on events at the LWVUS National Convention in Chicago
  • An article by Megan Dahlberg about strategies to combat resistance to affordable housing in your community
  • Sherry Hood's first message as President about the LWVUS Convention
  • Details on July and August events, as well as the planned event calendar for the coming year

LWV Minnesota Offering Text Reminders Related to Voting

The LWV Minnesota is offering text reminders related to voting, including reminders of when early voting begins, candidates who have filed for office and other important dates and information.  To use this service:

  1. In the “To:” box of a new text message, enter 33222
  2. In the “Text Message” box, enter MNvote

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