Michigan state lawmakers just made history by repealing an extreme 1931 abortion ban, protecting abortion access for 2.2 million Michiganders of reproductive age. Just as historic? The Senate majority that sent this bill to Governor Whitmer’s desk is made up of a majority of women lawmakers. And Michigan state lawmakers didn’t stop at protecting abortion. On […]
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Pennsylvania House Speaker Joanna McClinton Sworn in as First Woman to Lead the Chamber Please join us in congratulating Speaker Joanna McClinton, who became the first woman and second Black person to serve Pennsylvania as Speaker of the House today. Since 2020, we have partnered with Speaker McClinton to build a majority in the Pennsylvania […]
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“As national lawmakers are stuck in a stalemate, newly elected Democratic majorities at the state level are delivering on key priorities with unprecedented speed.” — Adam Pritzker, Founding Partner, The States Project As Adam told Axios in an article showcasing new data from The States Project, we should treat state legislatures “like the top priority […]
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