Delegates Get Down to Business at the RNC

AAUW Director of Public Policy and Government Relations Lisa Maatz will report from the Republican National Convention this week and from the Democratic National Convention next week. Follow her updates […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   August 28, 2012

Hurricanes and Moderate Women: AAUW at the RNC

AAUW Director of Public Policy and Government Relations Lisa Maatz will report from the Republican National Convention this week and from the Democratic National Convention next week. Follow her updates […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   8 Comments   |   August 27, 2012

“Mad Men” Politics Make for Mad Women

The war on women is everywhere these days. We’ve seen a parade of Mad Men-era ideas that have shocked women down to our toes, and the pay-gap issue has not […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   June 06, 2012

Equal Pay Task Force Shows Vital Progress

AAUW applauds the White House’s release of a progress report detailing the activities of the president’s Equal Pay Task Force. The report was released along with a presidential proclamation to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   April 19, 2012

Rush Limbaugh, Your Vitriol Won’t Silence Us

The nation has been dismayed by the blatantly sexist and offensive comments of talk show host Rush Limbaugh this week, when he called Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   7 Comments   |   March 02, 2012

White House Decision Puts Women’s Health over Politics

This afternoon, the Obama administration decided to exempt religious employers from covering birth control for employees, but the new rules will require insurance companies to provide free contraception. The president’s […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   February 10, 2012

Women’s Health Care Gets Boost with Medical Institute’s Recommendations

The Institute of Medicine’s recommendation that insurers provide free coverage for birth control hits all the right notes for women, families, taxpayers, and insurance companies. Recognizing both the critical importance […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 19, 2011

Social Security Should Be Off the Table

Recent media reports have suggested that the White House, along with congressional leaders from both parties, might consider proposing cuts to Social Security benefits. While we hope the reports are […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   July 07, 2011

Wal-Mart Plaintiff Will Speak to Senate

I’m looking forward to hearing Betty Dukes speak to the Senate Judiciary Committee this Wednesday on Capitol Hill. As one of the named plaintiffs in the discrimination case against Wal-Mart, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   June 27, 2011

GOP Budget Dead on Arrival in House

Today, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), chair of the House Budget Committee, released his budget proposal for fiscal year 2012. This budget is built on the backs of America’s families, robbing […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   April 05, 2011