Speak Out Now

The League Of Women Voters of Larimer County, Colorado: The League of Women Voters of Larimer County joins national, state, and local organizations in calling on President Trump to end his administrative policy of systematic and cruel separation of families apprehended at the U.S. border. Tearing apart families does nothing to make us safer or … More Speak Out Now

Men can join the League of Women Voters, too. Right?

Right! This was a question a man asked me at a recent League of Women Voters forum. Men (and young adults) are welcome! There are already many male members who contribute to making democracy work. Our chapter is for Larimer County and members are from several towns in Larimer County. Why not Change the name? … More Men can join the League of Women Voters, too. Right?

How Can I Affect My Water District?

Jane Hamburger wrote: Did you know there are seven (7) water districts in the Northern Colorado Front Range?  They are: West Fort Collins  East Larimer County  Sunset Water District City of Fort Collins Utilities Water Fort Collins Loveland Water District Spring Canyon Water District North Weld County Water District. Each district has its own local … More How Can I Affect My Water District?

Oil and Gas Wells – What We Don’t Know Can Harm Us

The League’s Events Planning Team is presenting a Community Conversation on March 19 at 11:30, in the Coloradoan Community Room, 1300 Riverside Avenue, Fort Collins.  Learn what the City of Longmont is doing to protect the health and safety of its residents from the impacts of oil and gas wells, and the associated pipelines. Jason … More Oil and Gas Wells – What We Don’t Know Can Harm Us

Medicare for All is NOT Socialized Medicine

Medicare for All has been called socialized medicine.  It is not. In socialized medicine doctors and hospitals work for the government (e.g. Veterans’ Administration).  Conversely, in a Medicare for All (single payer) system, doctors are in private practice and are paid on a fee-for-service basis from government funds, just as with the current Medicare.  The … More Medicare for All is NOT Socialized Medicine

League Urges City Leadership to Prioritize Oil and Gas Risk Management

The following letter was submitted to Fort Collins City Council: I am writing to you on behalf of the League of Women Voters of Larimer County to urge you to retain Oil and Gas as a priority on the City’s 2018 State legislative priority list. As you know, O&G-related issues continue to be front and … More League Urges City Leadership to Prioritize Oil and Gas Risk Management