League of Women Voters to discuss legislation affecting poor - WRBL

League of Women Voters to discuss legislation affecting poor

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AUBURN, Ala. -

The League of Women Voters of East Alabama will host guest speaker Gerald Johnson at its general meeting Monday, Sept. 23, to talk about the effects of recent legislation on the poor.

The talk will begin at 7 p.m. at the Auburn First Baptist Church in Fellowship Hall, preceded by a social time with light refreshments beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Johnson is retired from the Auburn University Department of Political Science and is head of AEA's polling program. For more than 30 years, Johnson has been involved in teaching, research and participation in the areas of state and local government, public administration, public policy and political behavior.

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Jessi Mitchell

Jessi joined the WRBL news team in October 2012 after working as a freelance production assistant for MTV Networks in Los Angeles.

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