Gainesville Sun Articles

The LWVAC writes a monthly guest column in the Gainesville Sun, where we share information and ideas about current issues of interest to the LWV. 

2017Articles

June 7, 2017: Budget shortchanges education, environment

May 12, 2017: Consequences of school choice

April 9, 2017: Working together to improve health care

March 14, 2017: Who cares for our children

Jan. 31, 2017: Reduce polution at the source

Jan. 5, 2017: League launching solar cooperative

2016 Articles

Nov. 29, 2016: To fix or not to fix Obamacare

Oct. 27, 2016: Alachua County Schools are treading water

Sept. 27, 2016: Bring back substantive debates

Aug. 4, 2016: Restore Voting Rights for Former Felons

July 31, 2016: League brings candidates together for forum

July 1, 2016: Clearing confusion about the pre-convention campaign

June 3, 2016: Approve solar incentives, reject utility deceptions

May 3, 2016: Lawsuit shows weakness of education system

February 4, 2016: A community plan for criminal justice reform

April 4, 2016: Florida parks need renewed protection

March 11, 2016: Constitutional commission deserves attention

2015 Articles

December 29, 2015: Avoid these errors when voting by mail

December 2, 2015: All students deserve a high-quality education

November 8, 2015: Quality matters in early childhood education

October 11, 2015: The minimum wage is not a living wage

September 6, 2015: Testing—When is enough, enough?

August 9, 2015: Presence and power of money in politics has been enormously elevated

July 5, 2015: Low-income adults in Florida also deserve health coverage

June 14, 2015: Are term limits helping or hurting?

May 10, 2015: Florida House’s early adjournment left business undone

April 19, 2015: Approve online voter registration

March 15, 2015: Accept funds to expand coverage

February 15, 2015: Is excessive testing unfair to students, schools and teachers?

January 18, 2015: Fight for Fair Districts continues

2014 Articles

November 16, 2014: Increased accessibility to the electoral process is important

2013 Articles: School Choice Series

October 6, 2013: League of Women Voters says don't duck the test

July 21, 2013: Online Ed Faces Challenges

May 19, 2013: Legislature's Intent Different from Charter School Reality

April 7, 2013: Is Public Funding of Private Schools Constitutional?