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Fully fund education

The League of Women Voters of Alaska has long held the position that the State of Alaska has the responsibility for setting standards for education in Alaska, and financing elementary and secondary schools.
Karen R Crane

Occupation: Retired from state government, Director of Libraries, Archives and MuseumsFamily: Husband, Dan FruitsCommunity Service: Board member and incoming President of United Way, reading tutor at Riverbend Elementary, ESL tutor at SERRC, volunteer cook at the Glory Hole, member of League of Women Voters and past president of League of Women Voters of Alaska.
My Turn: Ballot Measure 1: Shall there be a Constitutional Convention?

The ballot measure question is an automatic provision of the Alaska Constitution that guarantees voters a chance to decide at least once every ten years (after the Census) if a constitutional convention should be held.
'No' preference

On Aug. 27, the voters will be asked to vote on only one ballot measure - whether or not Alaska should change to a "preferential voting" system.
Looking for a few new legislators

The League of Women Voters of Alaska encourages voters to weigh the facts of Ballot Measure 1.
Neighbors Digest

Women Voters holds convention April 13-15
Events mark beginning of legislative session

Here's a look at some of the events planned to coincide with the beginning of the 25th Alaska State Legislature:
Thank you

Messages of thanks to the community, from the community.
Congratulations to the League of Women Voters for 90 years

Congratulations League of Women Voters. This year marks its 90th year of activism as a political yet non-partisan civic organization. League is well known for thoroughly studying issues (frequently for several years) before adopting a position on them through consensus.
League of Women Voters holds convention, local group meets

FAIRBANKS - Marilyn Russell of the Tanana Valley League of Women Voters was elected as the new president of the League of Women Voters of Alaska at the state convention held April 4 and 5 in Fairbanks. Other state board members elected at the convention include Linda Witt, of Tanana Valley; Wilda Hudson, of Anchorage; Lois Pillifant, of Kenai; Rebecca Madison, of Tanana Valley; and Carolyn Brown, of Juneau.


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