Campaign Finance Reform in NY!

There is no other single piece of legislation that can positively, directly and immediately impact the number of women and minority candidates that can successfully compete for office than public financing of elections. Governor Cuomo has again introduced legislation to reform campaign finance and offer a matching system of public…

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WEA Article 3 – Collecting Attorney’s Fees in Sex Discrimination suits

From New York Women’s Equality at:  http://nywomensequality.org/10-point-plan/ 3. Allowing for Attorney’s Fees in Employment, Credit, and Housing Sex Discrimination Cases (Senate Bill 5874) • NYS is one of 9 states (in the company of Mississippi and Alabama) that does not already allow successful discrimination defendants to recover attorney’s fees. •…

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The Women’s Equality Act

At his 2013 State of the State address, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his ambitious support to codify the rights of all Women in State law.  The Act entitled the “Women’s Equality Act” or WEA, contains 10 provisions that support the rights and economic independence of women in New York State.…

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