The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin takes positions on key public policy issues after
study, debate and consensus by our membership. The State League also acts in support of LWVUS positions.
CLICK HERE to see the League's lobbying page on the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board's Eye on Lobbying website.
CLICK HERE to see a summary as of Feb. 25, 2016 of the status of key bills on which the League has recently alerted our members to contact their legislators.
Action to protect the citizen's right to know, to facilitate citizen participation in government and to oppose major threats to basic constitutional rights.
Individual Liberties; Voting Rights; Privacy in Reproductive Choices
Government Structures & Procedures
Promote an open governmental system that is representative, accountable, responsive and capable of making decisions.
State Agencies; Governor; Constitution; Apportionment & Redistricting; Legislature; Civil Service & Appointments
Support for strengthened county government.Administration of Justice
Support for a system of justice that assures adults and juveniles prompt and equal treatment before the law.Courts; Enforcement; Corrections; Juveniles
Promote financing essential state government services by a well-administered tax system, shared revenues and improved assessment practices.
Support of a physical environment beneficial to life; action to promote wise use of ground and surface water resources and improvement of water, air, and soil quality.
Promote equal educational opportunity for each child through an equitable state aids formula while retaining substantial program and personnel responsibilities in the local district.
K-12; Wisconsin Technical College System; UW-System
Equal Rights; Sex Equity; Marital Property Reform; Divorce Reform
Health Care & Mental Health
Support of a health care system which is financially and geographically accessible to the residents of the state. Support of Adequate funding for community support programs in order to provide adequate mental health care services for persons with mental illness in Wisconsin.Lending Industry Practices
Support of provisions to provide consumers accurate and complete information on the costs of loans (terms, interest, fees and penalties. Community Policy
Promote the fiscal, social, cultural, residential, educational and environmental quality of life for all residents.