Why I’m fighting for equal pay

In 1996, women and pay equity advocates around the world observed the first Equal Pay Day, a public awareness event that sheds light on exactly how many additional days into the new year women have to work to earn what men earned the previous year. More than two decades later, the battle for pay equity is […]

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New legislature would fight to reduce wrongful convictions

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Capitol News Desk) – Alan Crotzer was convicted of a strong arm robbery in 1983 even though he never matched the height or weight first described by the only eyewitness. “From the beginning, I did not fit the description,” said Crotzer. An Innocence Commission study in 2011 found that three out of four people released by […]

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Rep. Drenner appointed to leadership position with NFWL

State Rep. Karla Drenner (D-Avondale Estates) was recently selected to serve on the 2017 National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) Policy Committee. NFWL is the nation’s oldest non-partisan organization addressing the needs of elected women at the city, county and state levels of government. “It is an honor to be selected to serve on NFWL’s […]

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Allen intends to tackle equal pay as policy leader with National Foundation for Women Legislators

State Sen. Diane Allen isn’t retired yet. The longtime Republican legislator might have announced plans to retire from politics at the end of her term next year, but she’s planning to keep a busy schedule during her final year and will continue to serve in a leadership post with the National Foundation for Women Legislators. Founded in 1938, the […]

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Fraley-Monillas named to leadership position for national women legislators

Edmonds City Councilmember Adrienne Fraley-Monillas has been selected to serve in a leadership role for the National Foundation for Women Legislators, the nation’s oldest non-partisan organization addressing the needs of elected women at the city, county and state levels of government. Fraley-Monillas was recently appointed to serve on the 2017 Nominating Committee for the National […]

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Rep. Briggs King appointed to leadership position for national organization

GEORGETOWN – State Rep. Ruth Briggs King, R-Georgetown, has been selected to serve in a leadership role for the National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL), the nation’s oldest non-partisan organization addressing the needs of elected women at the city, county, and state levels of government. Rep. Briggs King was recently appointed to serve on the […]

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Stephanie Lynch appointed to International Outreach Committee

(ALEXANDRIA, VA) – Councilwoman Stephanie Lynch has been selected to serve in a leadership role for the National Foundation for Women Legislators, the nation’s oldest non-partisan organization addressing the needs of elected women at all the city, county, and state levels of government. Lynch was recently appointed to serve on the 2017 International Outreach Committee […]

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Freeholder Hayes Appointed To Leadership Position in National Organization

ALEXANDRIA, VA — Cape May County Freeholder E. Marie Hayes has been selected to serve in a leadership role for the National Foundation for Women Legislators, the nation’s oldest non-partisan organization addressing the needs of elected women at the city, county, and state levels of government. Hayes was recently appointed to serve on the 2017 […]

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Sen. Inouye Appointed to Leadership Role for National Organization

Two Hawai‘i State Senators have been selected to serve in leadership roles for the National Foundation for Women Legislators, the nation’s oldest non-partisan organization addressing the needs of elected women at the city, county, and state levels of government. Senator Lorraine Inouye (Dist. 4 – Hilo, Hamakua, Kohala, Waimea, Waikoloa, Kona) was recently appointed to […]

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Hurley to lead elected women’s group

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — N.C. Rep. Pat Hurley has been selected to serve in a leadership role for the National Foundation for Women Legislators, the nation’s oldest non-partisan organization addressing the needs of elected women at the city, county and state levels of government. Hurley was recently appointed to serve on the 2017 Policy Committee for the […]

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