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September 15, 2014

(Washington, D.C.) Tonight, the House is expected to vote and pass the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 (CCDBG), which will improve health and safety standards of child care facilities, make it easier for families to get and continue to receive help paying for child care, and support training and professional development of child care providers.

September 11, 2014

(Washington, D.C.) Today, the National Women’s Law Center and law firm Jenner & Block submitted an amicus brief on behalf of 123 Members of Congress in the Supreme Court pregnancy discrimination case, Young v.

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In response to a complaint filed by the National Women’s Law Center, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights found that girls in the Deer Valley Unified School District (AZ), the Wake County (NC) Public Schools, Columbus (OH) City Schools, the Houston Independent School District and the Irvine Unified School District (CA) are underrepresented in athletics programs.

As a law student at American University, Grace Pazdan learned that students were being denied prescription contraceptive coverage under the University’s mandatory student health plan, when virtually all other prescription drugs were covered. Grace and her fellow students contacted the NWLC and began organizing a grass roots campaign to raise awareness of this discrimination.

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Tomorrow, the Census Bureau will release new data on poverty, income, and health insurance in the U.S. in 2013. As we get ready to crunch numbers, we thought it would be helpful to take a deeper look at what these numbers tell us — and don’t tell us — about the wage gap.

Tomorrow, the Census Bureau will release new data on poverty, income, and health insurance in the United States in 2013. As we get ready to crunch numbers, we thought it would be helpful to take a deeper look at what these numbers will tell us about health insurance.

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BREAKING: Senate opponents just blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act—but we're making progress. Let's keep up the momentum for #EqualPay!
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RT @BlankHelen: VERY exciting news! House approves first reauthorization of #CCDBG since 1996! Full text of the bill here: http://t.co/0RV9…
9 hours 55 min ago
The @nytimes addresses the fact that #abortion stories are important even when they aren't extreme: http://t.co/k31wTiM0Si
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