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League Of Women Voters Of Billings

Speaker: Compulsory voting boosts turnout, but not likely in U.S.

Speaker: Compulsory voting boosts turnout, but not likely in U.S.

Increasing voter participation rates may be as simple as fining eligible voters for not showing up at the polls.

August 07, 2014 4:50 pm Photos

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Former Chevron scientist talks climate change solutions

Former Chevron scientist talks climate change solutions

Linda Dismore “Diz” Swift, a former Chevron scientist and executive, told the League of Women Voters of Billings on Friday that they can lend a hand to help limit the effects of climate change.

July 18, 2014 5:15 pm Photos

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Former Chevron scientist to speak on climate change

Linda Swift, who worked as a geologist with Chevron Corp. for 23 years, will speak on climate change at a breakfast gathering of the League of Women Voters of Billings at 9 a.m. July 18.

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League of Women Voters runs down ballot issues

Long known for its zeal for helping people register to vote, the League of Women Voters of Billings heard a presentation Thursday on a legislative referral that would ban residents from registering and voting on the same day.

June 06, 2014 4:57 pmLoading…
Billings on track for growth in rail service

Billings on track for growth in rail service

The producers of more and more commodities — from wheat to washing machines — are turning to railroad companies to bring their products to market, so much so that Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Co. traffic is almost back up to its peak 2006 pre-recession level.

March 06, 2014 7:22 pm Photos

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Making democracy work: Kevin Nelson, who frequently tweaks local governments, to receive award

Making democracy work: Kevin Nelson, who frequently tweaks local governments, to receive award

Kevin Nelson enjoys turning over rocks because of what he might see scurrying under them.

February 19, 2014 7:32 pmLoading…

Making Democracy Work award

The League of Women Voters of Billings is seeking nominations for the Joan Harwood Galles Making Democracy Work Award.

December 06, 2013 9:01 pmLoading…

Gazette opinion: Friendship House puts faith into action for kids

Friendship House of Christian Service is located at Eighth Avenue South and South 32nd Street. Its presence has been a positive force throughout the community -- bringing together children, parents, grandparents, volunteers and organizations for the shared goal of strengthening families.

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