Comments on the Civil Rights of Service Members and Veterans

AAUW submitted comments to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights for its May 2013 briefing on the civil rights of service members and veterans. AAUW believes that several policies of […] Read more »

  |     |   May 31, 2013

Comments on Proposed Federal Grant Reform

AAUW submitted comments on the proposed reform of federal policies relating to federal grants and awards. AAUW is committed to greater availability of and access to benefits and policies that […] Read more »

  |     |   May 02, 2013
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Should Women Be Equal?

I refuse to make the case for why women should be equal to men. The answer — for me and for the American Association of University Women (AAUW) — is […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   April 01, 2013

Archive: 2011 Gender Wage Gap By State and Congressional District in the 112th Congress

Statistics show that the persistent gender wage gap is a nationwide problem. In no state do women’s median earnings equal men’s median earnings, and most districts in the 112th Congress show a pay gap as well – with some showing gaps that far exceed national and state statistics. Read more »

  |   ,   |   March 20, 2013
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AAUW Policy Director Eager to See Sen. Olympia Snowe at Convention

AAUW’s 2013 convention was always going to be exciting for me — bringing together AAUW members, the Big Easy, Melissa Harris-Perry, and my dear friend Lilly Ledbetter. But now I’ll have the added […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 20, 2013

Comments to HHS on Wellness Plans

AAUW submitted comments on the Department of Labor’s proposed regulations regarding employee wellness programs. AAUW supports the Department’s efforts to implement the health care law and strongly supports efforts to […] Read more »

  |     |   February 26, 2013

Comments to Department of Education on DC Vouchers

AAUW submitted comments to the Department of Education regarding the District of Columbia’s Opportunity Scholarship Program, which grants students federally funded vouchers to attend private schools. AAUW believes a strong, […] Read more »

  |     |   February 26, 2013

Comments to HHS on Medicaid Coverage

AAUW submitted comments to the Department of Health and Human Services regarding proposed health insurance exchange and Medicaid regulations. AAUW’s member-adopted Public Policy Principles support “quality affordable health care, the […] Read more »

  |     |   February 26, 2013

Comments to Department of Education of Athletics Information

AAUW submitted comments regarding the Department of Education’s proposed renewal of regulations regarding data collection for the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA). Among AAUW’s member-adopted public policy principles is […] Read more »

  |     |   February 25, 2013

Letters to House and Senate on Paycheck Fairness Act

AAUW urges Representatives and Senators to support and cosponsor the Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 377/S. 84). The measure provides a much needed, first-ever update to the Equal Pay Act of […] Read more »

  |     |   February 25, 2013