LWVUSA Website Highlights – Fracking, Money in Politics

The League is concerned that two sites were left out of EPA Progress Report.

On May 7, 2013 the League — namely the LWVUS and 18 different state Leagues — offered comments to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Advisory Board on the study of the potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing on drinking water resources.  [Citizens and residents] are highly dependent on the reliability of this EPA Study.

The League of Women Voters [is] . . . concerned

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Disclose Act California working its way through State Senate

The Clean Money Campaign reports that SB 52, the Disclose Act, cleared the first of seven hurdles, passing out of the state Senate Elections Committee and on to the Senate Appropriations Committee and then to the full Senate in late May.

Authored by Senators Mark Leno (SD 12) and Jerry Hill (SD 13) and sponsored by the California Clean Money Campaign, SB 52 would require political ads to show their top three funders clearly and prominently so voters know who is paying for the ads.

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