NFWL Summit Co-Chair Makes Headlines

Michigan State Senator Judy Emmons made headlines recently for Co-Chairing the 2016 NFWL Human Trafficking Summit! “‘This summit’s goal was to open the eyes of elected women to the atrocities of human trafficking,’ said Emmons, R-Sheridan. ‘It exposed the immediacy of this crisis in America: hiding in plain sight in the pews at church, in the […]

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Representative Leslie Osborn Appointed NFWL Oklahoma State Director

  Immediate Release: Representative Leslie Osborn Appointed to Leadership Position         Media Inquires: Meghan Cusick,703-518-7931, meghan@womenlegislators.org   (ALEXANDRIA, VA) –Representative Leslie Osborn has been selected to serve in leadership for the nation’s oldest non-partisan organization addressing the needs of elected women at all levels of government. Representative Osborn was recently appointed to serve […]

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Sharing a Ray of Hope

A Spotlight on NFWL Human Trafficking Summit Speaker, Former Congresswoman Linda Smith     Imagine this: You are a 12 year old little girl who has spent the last year forced to work as a prostitute as part of a human trafficking ring. After a year of unspeakable horrors, you are finally discovered and freed […]

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Viewpoint: Cape Coral’s First Woman Mayor

NFWL Woman of Excellence from 2015, Mayor Marni Sawicki highlighted in the Pensacola News Journal! “Marni Sawicki had lived in Cape Coral only three years when she ran for mayor. News reports and opinion pieces from 2013 describe a governing body — the City Council and its mayor — as divisive, unprofessional in its deliberations, […]

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Above and Beyond

Getting to know NFWL Board Member, New Jersey Freeholder Serena DiMaso   When NFWL Board Member and Chair of Membership, Serena DiMaso isn’t serving the people of Monmouth County, New Jersey as their dedicated Freeholder Deputy Director, she’s saving their lives as a volunteer with emergency services. We interviewed Freeholder DiMaso this month as part of our […]

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NFWL Chair Sponsors Equal Pay Legislation in Delaware

NFWL News Alert! NFWL Chair DE Representative Helene Keeley celebrated Equal Pay Day last week by co-sponsoring a packet of legislation aimed at ending the wage gap in Delaware, including one to end “salary secrecy”.   From the article: “They’re asking people to consider how they would react is they found out how much their […]

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“The Rest is History”

Getting to know NFWL Board Member, Wisconsin Representative Kathy Bernier Representative Bernier is a former Wisconsin State Director for NFWL, and currently serves on the NFWL Board of Directors. In just a few weeks, she is hosting the Second Annual NFWL Wisconsin Spring Symposium for Women Policymakers. This event brings together women on all levels […]

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A Legacy on the Mountain

  Getting to know NFWL State Director, Montana Representative Kimberly Dudik Representative Dudik is a dedicated NFWL State Director and an innovative leader in this organization. In keeping with the theme of “leadership” this month, we had the opportunity to learn more learn more about the catalyst for NEW Leadership™ Montana. The Center for American […]

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Representative Tarah Toohil Appointed NFWL Pennsylvania State Director

  Immediate Release: Representative Tarah Toohil Appointed to Leadership Position         Media Inquires: Meghan Cusick,703-518-7931, meghan@womenlegislators.org   (ALEXANDRIA, VA) –Representative Tarah Toohil has been selected to serve in leadership for the nation’s oldest non-partisan organization addressing the needs of elected women at all levels of government. Tarah Toohil was recently appointed to serve as […]

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For Brighter Burning Candles

Getting to know NFWL WI State Director, Representative Melissa Sargent Representative Sargent has been leading the charge in the state of Wisconsin to get rid of the luxury tax placed on feminine hygiene products, otherwise known as the “Tampon Tax”. With Rep. Sargent in the midst of a fight for women’s rights, we thought who […]

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