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Forum on proposed constitutional amendment

Voters must decide in November whether to approve Proposal No. 1, the New York Redistricting Amendment to the state Constitution which would create a redistricting commission to redraw the electoral districts after the 2020 census. The League of Women Voter-New ...

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History of voters’ rights reviewed

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The right to vote has never been a given for all United States citizens, despite declarations to the contrary. Black men did not receive the vote until after the Civil War and women had to wait another 50-plus years, even ...

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Farm Bill concerns to be addressed

A forum discussing the nutrition and hunger implications of the newly approved Farm Bill will be hosted Thursday by Foodlink and the League of Women Voters of Wayne County and Rochester Metro and the First Unitarian Church of Rochester. The ...

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Forum planned on Center City master plan

City planners with the Department of Neighborhood and Business Development will hold the last of five neighborhood outreach forums on the Center City master plan at 4:30 p.m. today at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park Lodge, 353 Court ...

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Meet school board candidates

A forum for the public to meet candidates running for the Rochester City School District board of education will be conducted from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Downtown Presbyterian Church, 121 N. Fitzhugh St. The event will begin ...

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Forum on Voting Rights Act decision planned

A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling determined a section of the Voting Rights Act of 1963 — dealing with jurisdictions that had experienced irregularities and outright discriminatory actions to suppress voter turnouts — was no longer necessary, but left room ...

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LWV sponsors immigration talk

The League of Women Voters of the Rochester Metropolitan Area and the Greater Rochester Coalition for Immigration Justice are hosting a forum, “Untold Truths: Immigration & You,” at 7 p.m. on April 22 at the Brighton Town Hall. Andrea Callan, ...

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Webster firefighter at gun forum

U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter, a member of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, was to introduce Webster Firefighter Ted Scardino today at a bipartisan forum in Washington on gun trafficking prevention. Scardino was wounded Christmas Eve when a gunman ...

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Cybersquatting a growing problem around the world

Disputes over Internet domain names are up, according to recent reports by the National Arbitration Forum (FORUM) and the World Intellectual Property Organization. FORUM, an international provider of dispute resolution services, announced 2,177 cases were filed ...

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