3:30 pm, January 30th | by Colette McIntyre
Senator DeLauro, who has been responsible for introducing the Paycheck Fairness act for each of the past eight congresses (which must feel similar to banging one’s head repeatedly against a wall), designed the legislation to help women who believe they are victims of gender-based wage discrimination. In a press release, she said, “The Paycheck Fairness Act will help the Equal Pay Act fulfill its intended objective, offer real protections to ensure equal pay for equal work, and see that women are paid the same as the other half of our nation’s workforce for the same job.”
2:45 pm, August 27th | by Sarah Devlin
Texas Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison is a little miffed that her party has been characterized as hostile to women lately, thanks in large part to boneheads like Todd Akin.She lays out her case in an op-ed for CNN.