LWV Austin receives Voter Registration Partner Award from Travis County Voter Registrar

2015-01-15 LWV Award by Travis County-101LWV Austin receives Voter Registration Partner Award from Bruce Elfant, Travis County Tax Assessor & Voter Registrar.

On Thursday, Jan 15, 2015, the Travis County Voter Registrar held a deputy voter registrar appreciation and training session at the LBJ Library. The Austin League was recognized and awarded for making voter registration a priority at schools, libraries, concerts, and other venues throughout Travis County. June Conway is the Austin League’s Voter Engagement Chair and led a team of dedicated League members to venues and events around Austin to register voters. June’s team was well represented at the event and June plans on leading a team of deputy voter registrars into the 2015/2016 bienium.

Texas Public School Finance Presentation – Feb. 8

League of Women Voters of the Austin Area is thrilled to have The Honorable Judge John Dietz as our speaker on the topic “The Whys and Wherefores of Texas Public School Finance” at our general meeting.

February 8, 2015
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Trinity United Methodist Church
4001 Speedway
Open to members and the public

Judge John DietzJudge Dietz has recently retired from the 250th District Court. On September 15, 2014, Judge Dietz concluded a fifty-six day trial by ruling unconstitutional the Texas system of public school finance.  Since the case is ongoing, he will be limited in speaking about certain aspects of the case.

He is the authority on public school finance and welcomes your questions.

Questions or more information? Contact Frances McIntyre at mcintyre.frances@gmail.com or 512-451-1551.