Tag: women

Davis helps unveil Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act

The bipartisan legislation aims to make comprehensive reforms to how women and femme-identifying people are treated in correctional institutions

Women & girls invited to join Women’s Brigade in Langhorne Memorial Day Parade

Participants are encouraged to wear white to honor those who marched on Washington in 1913 and 1917

Local legislators discuss bill that would close gender wage gap

Reps. Davis, Bullock, Shusterman and O’Mara united on Equal Pay Day to bring attention to House Bill 821

Fitzpatrick wants funding for women victims

The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2021 authorizes funding for a variety of grant programs, including for victim services, prevention, training, education, enforcement and economic stability

Fitzpatrick backs lung cancer research

The Women and Lung Cancer Research and Preventative Services Act of 2021 encourages more research into the prevention and treatment of lung cancer in women, particularly for those who have never smoked

Commonplace Reader to present local author conversation ‘Reimagining Resilience’

Lise Deguire, Mary Fran Bontempo and Kristen Smedley will speak at the online event on March 21

Women’s Animal Center celebrates 152nd anniversary

Thirty women joined forces in 1869 to fight for the rights of animals

Gail Faulkner named a leading woman in the auto industry

The longtime Faulkner Automotive Group CEO was one of 100 women recognized by Automotive News

Trump signs Rosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act

Levittown’s Mae Krier was instrumental in the efforts to gain support for the bill

Rep. Davis works to ensure incarcerated women are treated with dignity

A bill would require the correctional system to take into consideration the unique needs of women behind bars
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