Sunday, February 01, 2009

Collinsville attorney gets national post with animal rescue group

Belleville News-Democrat
Wally Spiers
Jan. 31, 2009

Ledy VanKavage, an attorney from Collinsville, has gone national in her new job as senior legislative analyst for the Best Friends Animal Society, a national animal rescue organization.

Her new job has her working on enacting progressive animal welfare laws and working on repealing ineffective breed discriminatory ordinances, she said.

"I sort through all the bills filed in all the states for animals," VanKavage said. "I try to figure out if what they are doing is good or bad for animals. I also get to write pro-active legislation."

Read the rest of the article here. Way to go, Ledy!

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