LOCAL PROGRAMS AND STUDIES: 2014-15

ISSUES FOR EMPHASIS

 

PRIMARY FOCUS

IMMIGRATION IN MOORE COUNTY

Study the impact including but not limited to education issues, housing, literacy, poverty, agriculture, homelessness and health care.

 

CONTINUING STUDIES

FRACKING

Continue researching and monitoring rules and regulations developed by the NC Mining & Energy Commission affecting the issuance of permits for hydraulic drilling or “fracking” for natural gas after March 2015. Prepare a final written report by June 2015 with conclusions and recommendations.

 

AREAS OF GOING CONCERN AND INVOLVEMENT

  • Voter advocacy including protection of voter rights and voter education
  • Further collaboration and outreach to groups sharing our values
  • Expanding LWVMC diversity
  • Gun Safety