‘Something needs to change’: Wolf admin, Casey, state lawmakers call for action on wage gap
Calling unequal pay practices “antiquated” and “absurd,” Pennsylvania First Lady Frances Wolf didn’t mince words about the importance of pay equity in the commonwealth.
Feds give Wolf admin $2.25 million to study maternal mortality in Pennsylvania
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.
Not just the U.S. Women’s soccer team: Pa.’s women of color are missing wages they deserve | Opinion
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.
By accelerating opportunities for women, we’re building a stronger and more competitive Pa. | Frances Wolf
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
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 […]