Beth Scott

Beth Scott

Beth Scott, former AAUW regulatory affairs manager, coordinated AAUW's executive branch government relations, and worked with federal agencies and coalition partners to advance AAUW’s priority issues. She was instrumental in writing several AAUW reports and publications. Before coming to AAUW, she worked as a government relations specialist at the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association and was a development associate at Marquette University. She has a master’s degree in international relations from Marquette University and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Austin College.
 

Work by Beth Scott

Supreme Court of the United States, 2010

Our Thoughts on What’s Happening at the Supreme Court

We’ve compiled a list of major decisions from this Supreme Court term and analyzed their impact on AAUW’s public policy priorities. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   July 08, 2013
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Title IX Victories for Pregnant and LGBT Students

June was a big month for Title IX, the federal law requiring equal opportunity in education for all students, from kindergarten through graduate school, regardless of sex. Not only did […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   July 02, 2013

Comments, Letters & Testimony

The Latest Letter to Senate Opposing a Continuing Resolution that Defunds Planned Parenthood Federation of America (09/24/15) Letter to Senate Opposing Elimination of Federal Funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of […] Read more »

Resource   |   June 10, 2013

STOP Act Aims to End Sexual Assault in the Military

Last week, AAUW’s Director of Public Policy Lisa Maatz stood alongside Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA), representatives from other women’s organizations, and survivors of military rape to announce the reintroduction of […] Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   April 24, 2013

Sequester Hits Pocketbooks and Hits Home

Last week, President Obama presented his FY14 budget proposal, which would end sequestration through increased revenues and spending cuts. In March, the Senate adopted an FY14 budget resolution that would […] Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   April 16, 2013

Military Sexual Assault Hearings Begin

  It’s been a busy few days for advocates fighting sexual assault and harassment in our nation’s military. Last week, a blistering New York Times editorial noted The Pentagon estimates […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   March 20, 2013

Sequestration’s Here. Now What?

As of last Friday, March 1, we’ve entered the age of “sequestration,” or across-the-board cuts to domestic and defense spending. (For more information about how we got here, check out our Budget 101 blog series.) If the sequester continues unabated between now and September 30, $85 billion will be cut in federal spending. The numbers shake out like this. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   March 07, 2013
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Obama Administration Modifies Health Care for Women

Last week, the Obama administration proposed new regulations for determining which religiously affiliated employers and nonprofit organizations would have to provide no-cost contraceptive coverage in their insurance plans. Under the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   February 08, 2013

Obama Includes School Climate in Gun Violence Announcement

AAUW believes that maintaining a bully-free climate at schools is a critical component to ending school violence. The White House asked AAUW to provide our recommendations for comprehensive proposals on […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   January 16, 2013

Who Runs New Hampshire? Women.

Last week, New Hampshire inaugurated Maggie Hassan (D) as its governor, but she’s hardly the only woman representing that state. This month, New Hampshire became the first state to send […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   January 10, 2013