Year: 2019

Area Leaguers Attend Opening of TENACITY Exhibit at Jamestown Settlement

by Mary Ann Moxon, Publicity/Outreach member Members of the Williamsburg Area LWV visited “TENACITY: Women in Jamestown and Early Virginia” exhibit on opening day November 10 at Jamestown Settlement. Women’s roles in early Virginia were rarely recorded. Historians have gathered facts about a few of the women who are the subjects of this yearlong exhibit….

A new Voter is here! Read the President’s Column

Mary Schilling, President Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy. See the entire Voter here. Again this year we are excited to offer to the greater Williamsburg community our signature lecture series Great Decisions, sponsored nationally by the Foreign Affairs Association and locally by the League partnering with the Williamsburg Regional Library. The program series, which runs Tuesday…

Medicaid: Bridging the high cost of health care in Hampton Roads

Our votes affect health care policies, but what information are we missing to make solid decisions? The Virginia General Assembly just last year accepted the expanded Medicaid coverage offered by the Affordable Care Act; what is happening in our area to prepare for implementation, and how will this affect recipients of Medicaid and health care…