womens-issues

Feds give Wolf admin $2.25 million to study maternal mortality in Pennsylvania

BY: - September 3, 2019

The committee, which has its roots in legislation sponsored by Rep. Ryan Mackenzie, R-Lehigh, studies all maternal deaths before or up to a year after birth.

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Not just the U.S. Women’s soccer team: Pa.’s women of color are missing wages they deserve | Opinion

BY: - August 26, 2019

On average, Black women are paid only 61 cents for every dollar that a white man is paid. These statistics have damaging effects for Black women -- resulting in earnings of $840,040 less over a 40-year career.

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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.

Pa.’s Fitzpatrick joins Pelosi, House Democrats in attempt to revive lapsed domestic violence protections

BY: - March 7, 2019

WASHINGTON – Pennsylvania Republican U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick joined U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic women in the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday to unveil legislation that would re-authorize funding for programs and services relating to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking. The legislation lapsed last month after Congress failed to […]