#EQUALMEANSEQUAL offers an unflinching look at how women are treated in the United States.
On Equal Pay Day, #NOW Reaffirms Commitment to Closing Gender-Race Wage Gap Statement by NOW President Terry O’Neill 04.04.2017 April 4, 2017 marks the day when women ”catch up” to the wages earned by white men in 2016. Women still earn, on average, just 80 cents for every dollar earned by a white man. From this number,…
AZ NOW Legislative ACTION ALERT 4-1-17 Updates Actions at the Governors desk Ducey signed three good bills from last week (HB2208 regarding inhalers; HB2444 regarding sexual assault victim advocates privilege; and SB1422 regarding vacating the conviction of a sex trafficking victim. He also signed the two bad bills from last week (SB1239 about disability parking…
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Here is your ACTION ALERT 3/25/2017 from Dianne Post, Legislative Liaison NOW: Of primary concern is SB1367 interfering with women’s right to make decisions about their own families. Please watch the video link and take action. Mother Opposed to SB 1367 Published on Mar 16, 2017, 2:25 minutes – Anmarie Stone’s powerful testimony during the House Judiciary and Public Safety Committee Hearing on SB 1367.
The National Action Program is NOW’s set of action priorities for activists around the country. The Program includes five campaigns: (1) End the Sex Abuse to Prison Pipeline; (2) Ratify the Equal Rights Amendment; (3) Mobilize for Reproductive Justice; (4) Advance Voting Rights; and (5) Protect Immigrant Rights.
Thank you Dianne Post for bringing us timely reports on what’s going on in AZ Legislature! AZ NOW Legislative Alert 3-17-17 Spread far and wide. Thanks for all you do. Dianne Post, Legislative Liaison NOW If you only do a few, please consider doing SB1367, SB1355 and SB1422 as they focus on women’s right specifically. NUMBER…
AZ NOW Legislative Alert 2-26-17
Now that the deadline has passed for hearing bills in the house of origin, the list of bills I’m following has decreased. But the need for action gets more desperate as the bad bills get closer to passage and the good ones run out of time. There is something for everyone (and against you too) in this list.
Spread far and wide. Thanks for all you do.
Dianne Post, Legislative Liaison NOW
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