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  Women represent only 26% of the CA State Legislature.

More Women = Progress

Don’t believe that more women legislators = progress?

 
 

More Women Legislators = Progress: Nancy Skinner

More Women Legislators = Progress: Nancy SkinnerAssemblymember Nancy Skinner wrote a law that closes loopholes regulating large-capacity magazine rounds that can transform guns into assault-style weapons. [more]

More Women Legislators = Progress: Carol Liu

More Women Legislators = Progress: Carol LiuState Senator Carol Liu, longtime educator and school administrator, co-authored a bill that focused the state’s community colleges on student success. [more]

More Women Legislators = Progress: Toni Atkins

More Women Legislators = Progress: Toni AtkinsCalifornia became the only state in 2013 to expand reproductive services when Governor Brown signed Assemblymember Toni Atkins’ bill to increase the number of medical professionals who can perform abortions. [more]

More Women Legislators = Progress: Hannah-Beth Jackson

More Women Legislators = Progress: Hannah-Beth JacksonState Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson strengthened California’s Paid Family Leave Program by adding grandparents, grandchildren, parent-in-laws and siblings to the list of relatives for whom workers can receive partial pay while caring for them. [more]

More Women Legislators = Progress: Holly Mitchell

More Women Legislators = Progress: Holly MitchellState Senator Holly Mitchell devised the “Mitchell Plan” as an Assemblymember and successfully incorporated a 5% raise in CalWORKS cash grants into the budget. [more]

More Women Legislators = Progress: Fran Pavley

More Women Legislators = Progress: Fran PavleySenator Fran Pavley's California bill to limit greenhouse gas emissions from cars and trucks prompted Congress to raise the national standard. Today cars and trucks are cleaner and we can all breathe easier. [more]

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