Would you consider giving 2.5 hours to ensure that a million Washington workers get paid sick days in 2016? On Saturday, June 4th, 250 volunteers will take to the streets and gather signatures for Initiative 1433’s Day of Action. Together we can gather 13,500 signatures in just one day and get I-1433 one giant stepContinue reading “All Hands on Deck for the Day of Action for Initiative 1433! – Raise Up Washington”
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Spring legislative update and action items!
Happy Spring Friends and Colleagues! Here’s a recap of the 2016 legislative session and tips on how YOU can help advance policy for Washington women and families in the coming months. Legislative Recap The 60-day legislative session ended on March 10th. Despite early hopes, in the end, outcomes were disappointing. You can read more aboutContinue reading “Spring legislative update and action items!”
Washington legislators commemorate Women’s History Month…with dead gender equity bills
While women in other states can celebrate recent strides toward equality, here in Washington our state Legislature marked Women’s History Month by closing down its 2016 regular session on March 10 with bills attacking gender inequity…dead in their tracks. Progress was within reach – even given the partisan divide between the House (Democrat) and Senate (Republican).Continue reading “Washington legislators commemorate Women’s History Month…with dead gender equity bills”