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Report Ranks Pa. 23rd Among States, Gives It C+ Grade, for Status of Women

Posted at http://thirdandstate.org/2015/june/report-ranks-pa-23rd-among-states-gives-it-c-grade-status-women Jun 15, 2015 06:20 pm | Anna Berch-Norton A new report by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research ranked the 50 states and the District of Columbia based on the status of women in six different categories: … Continue reading

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Equal Pay Day—Learn the Facts

From the Voter Participation Center (http://www.voterparticipation.org): In 2015, Equal Pay Day falls on April 14th, marking just how far into the year a woman must work to earn as much as a man. Together with Lake Research Partners, we have … Continue reading

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Top 10 Solutions to Cut Poverty and Grow the Middle Class

Posted at http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/09/17/top-10-solutions-cut-poverty-and-grow-middle-class Published on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 By TalkPoverty.org By Rebecca Vallas, Melissa Boteach Yesterday (September 16), the U.S. Census Bureau released its annual figures on income, poverty, and health insurance. It revealed that four years into the economic … Continue reading

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Equal Pay Bill Unveiled in PA Women’s Rights Agenda

Tom Joseph, Public News Service-PA Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php?/content/article/36723-1 (01/08/14) HARRISBURG, Pa. – A bill on the table in Harrisburg aims to ensure that women in Pennsylvania aren’t making less money than men only because they’re women. House Bill 1890 (http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billInfo/billInfo.cfm?sYear=2013&sInd=0&body=H&type=B&bn=1890) … Continue reading

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Support the Paycheck Fairness Act

The Paycheck Fairness Act (PFA) would be a critical step forward in the fight for fair pay for women.  Women were paid 77.8 cents for every dollar paid to men in 2007; African American women 68% of what men were … Continue reading

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