Thursday, July 31, 2008

Watch the 3rd Circuit Ct Forum

3rd Circuit Court Forum from June, will air in the Dearborn and Woodhaven Comcast Systems:

Saturday July 26 & August 2 @ 3 pm & 7 pm

Sunday July 27 & August 3 @ 9 pm


Wednesday, July 16, 2008

LWV Detroit - Petition Drive

"The League of Women Voters of Detroit has begun a citywide, grassroots petition drive to get the Detroit City Council elected by district instead of at-large."

To join the effort, call the league at 313-962-0905.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

FISA Amendments Act of 2008

FISA Amendments Act of 2008 is scheduled to be addressed by the Senate. The LWV opposes this bill.

ACTION ALERT: Stand Up and Fight for Civil Liberties

Take Action

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

TV Times - 3rd Circuit Court Forum

Wayne County Residents can view the 3rd Circuit Court Candidates Forum on Comcast.

Below is the playback schedules:

For the Dearborn and Woodhaven Systems (see city list below)
Saturday July 12 & 19 @ 8 am, 10 am 1 pm & 5 pm
Sunday July 13 & 20 @ 8 am, 11 am, 2:30 pm, 5 pm, 7 pm

Detroit on Channel 68/916
Monday, July 7, at 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday, July 8, at 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Wednesday, July 9 at 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Thursday, July 10 at 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Friday, July 11, at 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Saturday, July 12 at 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Sunday, July 13 at 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Woodhaven System on channel 20/916:
Allen Park, Brownstown Twp., Berlin Twp., Ecorse, Flat Rock, Garden City, Gibraltar,
Grosse Ile, Inkster, Lincoln Park, Melvindale, Riverview, River Rouge, Rockwood,
Southgate, South Rockwood, Taylor, Trenton and Woodhaven

Dearborn System on channel 18/916:

Canton, Dearborn, Northville, and Plymouth
(Wayne, Westland, Van Buren Twp, Belleville and Romulus control their own Public Access Channel)

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Rouge River Watershed Survey

"The Alliance of Rouge Communities (ARC) is a voluntary public watershed entity currently comprised of 40 municipal governments."
This organization is seeking public input about the Rouge River Watershed.  Visit their website to find out more about the watershed and what ARC has been doing:   
What do you think are the most important issues in regards to the watershed?  Tell the ARC what you want prioritized by completing the survey.  Go to their website above to take the survey, or click on the survey link below:   

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Register to Vote by July 7th

In order to vote in the August 5th Primary, you must be registered by July 7th.

This election will narrow the names on the ballot to a maximum of 2 candidates for every position. Some races have no opposition in the primary.
Contested positions in our league area include:
11th Congressional District
11th District State Rep.
17th District State Rep
3rd. Circuit Court Judge Incumbent
3rd. Circuit court non-incumbent
9th. district County Commissioner
Wayne County Sheriff
Wayne County Register of Deeds
Wayne County Clerk
Wayne County Treasurer
Partisan Precinct Delegates