Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, recently hosted the National Foundation for Women Legislators “Spring Symposium for Women Policy Makers” in Eau Claire, Wis., along with Wisconsin State Director Rep. Kathy Bernier.Read Full Post >>
HB44, sponsored by House Majority Leader Charisse Millett (R-Anchorage), finally passed the lower chamber on April 19.Read Full Post >>
Rep. Dianne Hesselbein has been named VFW Legislator of the Year by the Wisconsin Veterans of Foreign Wars.
She will receive the honor June 4 at the VFW state convention in Wausau, State Adjutant Joseph B. Hines announced.
Some of the school district’s dyslexic students would get specialized teaching to overcome the neurological reading disorder as early as this fall under legislation sponsored by Rep. Gayle Harrell, R-Stuart.Read Full Post >>
The list below tries to get beyond just the senators and members of Congress you all know to highlight some lesser-known women who serve as top political staff members, in state legislatures and even at the municipal level.Read Full Post >>
The Senate has passed bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senators Diane Allen and Joseph Vitale prohibiting correctional facilities from placing restraints on inmates during or immediately after childbirth.Read Full Post >>
As a proud member of National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL), I am excited to announce that this organization is partnering with the National Rifle Association to sponsor an academic scholarship for female students who will be attending college or are currently attending college.Read Full Post >>
State Senator Elaine Bowers (R-Concordia) encourages young women to enter a $3,000 scholarship essay contest.Read Full Post >>
Longtime state Sen. Diane Allen, R-7th of Edgewater Park, also has visited half a dozen states over the last several weeks to speak about the challenges and successes of female legislators and the support available from the National Foundation for Women Legislators, which is holding its annual conference in September in Oklahoma City.Read Full Post >>
Baltimore City Councilwoman Helen Holton tells NPR’s Scott Simon she’s celebrating the indictment of six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray.Read Full Post >>