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The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

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The LWVMA has taken positions on three of the ballot questions that will be decided at the election on November 4, 2014. For complete information, please visit LWVMA Website.

In Summary:

Question 1: Eliminating Gas Tax Indexing. This question would eliminate the requirement that the state's gasoline tax be adjusted annually based on the CPI. LWVMA opposes this question and urges a NO vote.

Question 2: Expanding the Beverage Container Deposit Law. This question would update the current deposit law to include non-carbonated beverages. LWVMA supports this question and urges a YES vote.

Question 3: Expanding Prohibitions on Gaming. This question would prohibit casinos, any gaming establishment with slot machines, and wagering on simulcast greyhound races. LWVMA supports this question and urges a YES vote.

Question 4: Earned Sick Time for Employees. The LWWMA has no position on this question.