Is The Legislature Unsupportive Of Women?


Is the Legislature unsupportive of women?

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Supporters of equal pay gathered at the state Capitol Wednesday in a bipartian effort to end the wage gap. Wochit

Rep. Alyce Clarke, D-Jackson, stands between two posters calling for pay equity as she speaks of women having greater involvement in the state politics during a news conference Wednesday at the Capitol called by the Mississippi Low-Income Child Care Initiative and its project, Making Mississippi Women Secure,.(Photo: Rogelio V. Solis, AP)

During the 2017 legislative session, at least a dozen bills died that would have specifically benefited the women of Mississippi.
Seven pay equity bills died in committee as …

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