Statements

Find out what AAUW is saying to government and elected officials with these letters, comments, and testimonies on AAUW’s public policy issues.

Testimony to House Supporting National Women’s History Museum

AAUW submitted testimony to the House of Representatives supporting the establishment of a National Women’s History Museum on the National Mall. Read more »

  |   ,   |   December 11, 2013

Paycheck Fairness Act Letters

AAUW has written several letters to Congress in support of the Paycheck Fairness Act. The PFA takes meaningful steps to create incentives for employers to follow the law, empower women […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 07, 2013

Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act Letters

AAUW wrote to Congress in support of the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act. AAUW strongly supports the bill’s provisions to move all federal loans to the Direct Lending program […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 07, 2013

Prevention First Act Letters

AAUW wrote to the Congress in support of the Prevention First Act. This bill sends a strong signal that we are serious about reproductive health care for women; family planning […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 07, 2013

Lilly Ledbetter’s Letters Supporting the Paycheck Fairness Act

Lilly Ledbetter wrote to the House and Senate in January 2009 urging them to support the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act and the Paycheck Fairness Act Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 07, 2013

Healthy Families Act Letters

AAUW wrote several letters to Congress supporting the  Healthy Families Act, which would provide employees seven paid sick days a year. Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 07, 2013

Federal Employee Paid Parental Leave Act Letters

AAUW wrote to Congress in support of the Federal Employee Paid Parental Leave Act. This legislation provides federal employees four weeks of paid leave for the birth or adoption of […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 07, 2013

Elementary and Secondary Education Act Letters

AAUW has written several letters to Congress regarding the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). AAUW strongly supports efforts to improve Title IX compliance, strengthen STEM education, […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 07, 2013

D.C. School Vouchers Opposition Letters and Testimony

AAUW wrote to Congress opposing the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Act. The bill would reauthorize the failed District of Columbia private school voucher pilot program and allow new students […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 07, 2013

Cut, Cap, and Balance Letters

AAUW wrote to Congress opposing “Cut, Cap, and Balance” legislation. The bill would impose stringent caps on discretionary and mandatory spending, dramatically cutting spending. These cuts and the balanced budget […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 07, 2013