New analysis of Census Bureau data shows persistent pay gap with women paid just 78 cents per every dollar that men make WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 12, 2023 – Today, the National Partnership for Women & Families released new analysis of the pay gap...
Some things are simply unthinkable. Congress failing to protect the basic benefits that are keeping women and families afloat is one of them.
Super Committee and Health Care: How Potential Cuts to Medicaid Could Harm Low-Income Women and Girls
“Shared sacrifices.” “Tough decisions.” “Everything is on the table.” This is the rhetoric being used to describe the Super Committee’s daunting task of reducing the national deficit by $1.2 trillion over the next ten years.
As a nation, our conversations often revolve around “family values.” Yet when it comes to showing that we truly value families, politicians sometimes fall short.
With a little over a week for the Congressional super committee to complete its work, we must raise our voices to ensure Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are protected in the final deficit reduction package.
The deadline for the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction (The Super-Committee) to reach an agreement is fast approaching.
The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH), as the only national organization advocating for reproductive justice and health for millions of Latinas, their families and their communities, strongly urges the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, or “Supercommittee” to reexamine their logic when considering cuts or reforms to Medicaid in order to achieve deficit reduction.
The deal is done. Both chambers of Congress have now voted, and President Obama has signed an unprecedented bill into law to avert the immediate catastrophe of a government default. But the country will be living with the consequences of this deal for decades to come.
Today, the Senate returns to Washington — and the Paycheck Fairness Act is one of the first bills on its agenda. Passing the Paycheck Fairness Act is more important than ever.
Congress has only a few weeks left before it adjourns for the election – and the Senate still hasn’t taken up the Paycheck Fairness Act. Time is running out, and women deserve – and need – fair pay.
A heartfelt thanks to the honoree of this year’s National Partnership annual luncheon, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who inspired us with her comments on the future of health reform – and the many women in top positions who are working to implement it.
That’s right. Health reform may officially be law, but now the hard work of fixing our health care system begins.
There’s been so much misinformation about the new health reform law, it’s hard NOT to be confused. But the National Partnership’s health policy team wants you to have answers to questions you submitted when President Obama signed the new law.