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LWVCO Legislative Letter

The Colorado League of Women Voters Legislative Action Committee offers a subscriptions to their 2019 biweekly Legislative Newsletter during the General Assembly session. Receive up-to-date information by email on bills our State League supports or opposes and their progress through the Colorado General Assembly. The cost is $30 (or donate $100 or more to State League and receive a free subscription.) To subscribe, visit the LWVCO Legislative Action web page.

Those wishing to not pay for a subscription may find this information without charge on this same Legislative Action web page once it's posted several days later.

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Communicating Effectively With Your Representative

On the subject of action alerts, here are some helpful tips on how to contact your representatives effectively from the Jefferson County League's newsletter:

A quick telephone call to your representative is easiest. Most legislators count calls supporting or opposing bills and those from their own constituents count the most.

Email is another good way to communicate with your legislator. Here are some tips to communicate your position to your representative:
• State the bill number in the subject line
• Keep the email short and to the point
• If you have a personal story relevant to the issue, include it
• Use bullets when possible to make it more readable