Adams Seeks To Increase Equal Pay, Economic Equity For Women

Adams Seeks to Increase Equal Pay, Economic Equity for Women

Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC) is an advocate for women. As the 100th woman sworn into Congress in the 113th session, Adams sits on the Committee on Education and the Workforce, the Agriculture Committee, the Small Business Committee, and the Joint Economic Committee. Today, on Equal Pay Day, she advanced her support of women by encouraging her colleagues to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act.
“It takes the average woman an additional 94 days—three additional months—to earn what her male peers earned in 2016. That is unacceptable,” said Congresswoman Adams.  “From the North Carolina House to the U.S. House, I have …

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