The Washington Times interviewed women leaders across the country to get their insights on what the 2016 White House contenders need to do to attract female voters.Read Full Post >>
PolitickerNJ compiled a list of New Jersey’s most influential women. Among the ranks are the Lt. Governor, state senators, assemblywoman, lobbyists, union leaders and mayors.Read Full Post >>
The National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) announced their 2015 Elected Women of Excellence Award Winners.
The award was established in 2013 as part of NFWL’s 75th Anniversary Celebration in order to honor the hard work and dedication of women leaders from across the country.
Cape Coral Mayor Marni Sawicki has been recognized with the 2015 Elected Women of Excellence Award by the National Foundation for Women Legislators. Sawicki is one of 18 women from across the country receiving the award.Read Full Post >>
Thursday was an emotional day for Clear Lake Republican Linda Upmeyer, who choked back tears in telling reporters what an honor it was to follow in her father’s footsteps as speaker of the Iowa House.Read Full Post >>
A bill sponsored by Senator Nellie Pou that would make reforms to the juvenile justice system in order to improve the prospect of rehabilitation for young people who are charged, convicted or incarcerated was signed into law today.Read Full Post >>
State Rep. Kathy Bernier (R-Lake Hallie) will be serve on the Speaker’s Task Force on Alzheimer’s and Dementia.Read Full Post >>
State lawmakers in New Jersey proposed legislation on Friday intended to protect nail salon workers from unhealthy working conditions and abusive labor practices. The move followed calls for reform in the industry, and the imposition of stricter rules in New York.Read Full Post >>
Though budget stalemate grips Springfield, Gov. Rauner has pressed forward with the signing of two more important pieces of legislation authored by State Representative Barbara Wheeler (R-Crystal Lake). House Bill 2556 is a victory in the ongoing fight against human-trafficking, while House Bill 341 fixes a conundrum created by the new Medical Cannabis Pilot Program that would have put law enforcement officials at risk in the performance of their duties.Read Full Post >>
Governor Mary Fallin released the following statement today regarding justice reform concepts outlined by President Barack Obama after his visit to a federal penitentiary in El Reno, Oklahoma.Read Full Post >>