Issues that Matter: Deregulation

Originally posted in WFW Weekly Wins, Vol. 12
May 4, 2018

Why are we talking about deregulation? First of all, at Winning For Women, deregulation and promotion of small business are core policy beliefs What does “deregulation” mean? At its most basic level, deregulation is removing or reducing government involvement in

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Issues that Matter: Farm Bill

Originally posted in WFW Weekly Wins, Vol. 11
April 27, 2018

Why are you talking about the Farm Bill? The House Committee on Agriculture recently approved a proposal for H.R. 2, Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, more commonly known as the “farm bill.” Both chambers – the Senate and House –

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Issues that Matter: Female Senators Demand Action on Sexual Harassment Legislation

Originally posted in WFW Weekly Wins, Vol. 10
April 20, 2018

What’s going on? Women in the Senate are standing together, putting pressure on Senate leadership to pass legislation to combat sexual harassment and discrimination in congressional offices. Why now? In the #MeToo era, countless tragic stories of sexual harassment are

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Issues that Matter: Tax Reform

Originally posted in WFW Weekly Wins, Vol. 9
April 13, 2018

Why are people talking about Tax Reform?  Last December, Congress passed a tax reform bill, more formally titled the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (P.L. 115-97),” that was signed into law by the President on December 22, 2017. What did

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Issues that Matter: Education Options for Military Families

Originally posted in WFW Weekly Wins, Vol. 5
March 15, 2018

Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN) proposed “The Education Savings Accounts for Military Families Act of 2018” (H.R. 5199), which would allow military members to begin education savings accounts (ESAs) for their children. WFW-endorsed Marsha Blackburn (running for U.S. Senate in Tennessee)

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Issues that Matter: Sex Trafficking

Originally posted in WFW Weekly Wins, Vol. 3
March 1, 2018

Why does it matter? After months of inaction, there is finally movement in Congress to push forward a bill that would go after websites that enable sex trafficking. What is happening to those sites now: Not much. There aren’t that

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