Springfield Women’s Commission set to honor Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, Denise Hurst and Kateri Walsh

SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Women’s Commission will honor three women including Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, at its annual celebration and reception on Friday, being conducted at Western New England University. The free event, which is part of the annual Women’s Day Celebration, honors women selected for their leadership and service. The recipients to be honored […]

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Fraley-Monillas appointed state director of National Foundation for Women Legislators

Edmonds City Councilmember Adrienne Fraley-Monillas 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. Fraley -onillas was recently appointed to serve as a 2018 Washington State Director for the non-partisan National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL). “I am both thrilled […]

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State Assembly proclaims March 19 as Wisconsin Celebrating Women in Public Office Day

MADISON – Today, the State Assembly passed Assembly Joint Resolution 105, which proclaims March 19 to be “Celebrating Women in Public Office Day” in Wisconsin. The Resolution was authored by Representative Lisa Subeck (D-Madison) and Representative Kathy Bernier (R- Lake Hallie), both of whom serve in leadership roles within the National Foundation for Women Legislators. […]

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Councilwoman named Woman of Excellence

The National Founda­tion of Women Legisla­tors named Radcliff Councilwoman Tanya Seabrooks a 2017 Woman of Excellence. The Elec­ted Women of Excellence Award was created to identify women who have worked to serve their communities. The pacesetters have engendered an environment where women can serve in public office and fight for issues for which they are […]

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Peshlakai named state director of National Foundation for Women Legislators

STATE CAPITOL, PHOENIX – Senator Peshlakai has been selected to serve as state director for the non-partisan National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL), the nation’s oldest advocacy group for elected women. The NFWL was founded in 1938 as the National Order of Women Legislators, subsequently reforming in 2014 as the Foundation for Women Legislators, according […]

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Legislators Push for Workforce Development

A group of Democratic legislators on Thursday urged the General Assembly to approve a package of bills aimed at helping small businesses and training young people for good-paying jobs that don’t require a college degree. At a news conference led by Del. Matthew James of Portsmouth, the lawmakers discussed several bills relating to workforce development […]

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