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Congress to Vote on Paycheck Fairness

The Senate is set to vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act on Wednesday, November 17th.  This Act would make it harder for employers to hide pay discrimination.  To learn more, check out Equal Pay New York, AAUW, and the NWLC. While you're at it, watch this great video featuring our gal Batgirl:

Help spread the word about this historical vote!

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Congress Must Keep Parents Earning, Children Learning

Just in from the National Women's Law Center:

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Update on Child Care Funding in California

Hopefully you all have been following the child care funding situation in California. If you haven't, please take a moment to read Mary Ignatius' recent post, reporting on the devastating impact of the Governor's line-item veto.  Last week, Mary, who is the Statewide Organizer for Parent Voices, reached out to us with some promising news. Here's what she had to say:

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Obama Talks Economy from a Seattle Backyard

By Nkiru Uzodi*

On Thursday, October 21st I jumped on the phone with other NCRW staffers to get the latest dish on women and the economy straight from the source: The White House. Valerie Jarrett, the Senior Advisor to the President and Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls, announced the launch of a new report: Jobs and Economic Security for America’s Women

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