Advocates want Pa. to update its Equal Pay Act by 2020. It will take more to close the gender wage gap

BY: - April 19, 2019

While the wage gap has narrowed in the U.S. over the past few decades as women have obtained education levels equal to men, researchers are still trying to figure out exactly why it remains.

New exhibit pays tribute to Pennsylvania women who were ‘Game Changers’

BY: - April 1, 2019

After Gov. Tom Wolf assumed office in 2015, First Lady Frances Wolf took note of the distinct decorations lining the walls of her husband’s Capitol office: portraits of his male predecessors. “And I thought, ‘What about women of Pennsylvania?'” the first lady said in a recent interview with the Capital-Star. “It just started asking the […]


By accelerating opportunities for women, we’re building a stronger and more competitive Pa. | Frances Wolf

BY: - March 20, 2019

Gov. Tom Wolf has made creating educational opportunities for women and girls a top priority, First Lady Frances Wolf argues.