Four local League members, Trish Crowley, Deb and Steve Rugg and Theresa Michelson, attended the annual LWVIL issues briefing conference in Chicago on 7 February 2013. The total attendance at the event was 175, with 32 different local leagues represented.
There were 2 morning plenary sessions - one on the proposal for a Graduated Income Tax for Illinois and the second on current challenges to women's health care. In the afternoon there was one more plenary session on the voting experience in Illinois for the 2012 election. The last hour of the afternoon was a choice between three workshops: the impact of climate change on the Midwest, What's new in criminal justice, or aA
Members of the League of Women Voters of Champaign County co-author this blog.