Posts Tagged “women”

Newman introduces bill to support women-owned small businesses

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Newman introduces bill to support women-owned small businesses

Newman introduces bill to support women-owned small businesses To further provide relief to women entrepreneurs, the legislation introduced today would extend the waiver of the matching fund requirement for Women Business Centers  U.S. Representative Marie Newman (IL-03) introduced legislation Thursday (April 15, 2021) to support women-owned small businesses by extending the waiver for the matching…

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Congresswoman Robin Kelly Issues Statement on Rising Maternal Mortality Rate

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Congresswoman Robin Kelly Issues Statement on Rising Maternal Mortality Rate

Congresswoman Robin Kelly Issues Statement on Rising Maternal Mortality Rate Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust and Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls, issued the following statement Tuesday (April 6, 2021) regarding newly released data showing that the U.S. maternal mortality rate increased in 2019. …

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Gov. Pritzker Celebrates Women’s History Month

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Gov. Pritzker Celebrates Women’s History Month

Gov. Pritzker Celebrates Women’s History Month Governor JB Pritzker hosted a Women’s History Month Celebration this morning at the state capitol, honoring the work of women leaders across the state. The following are the governor’s remarks as prepared for delivery: I’m thrilled to be here with you on this special day. I especially want to…

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Men turn into zombie customers during last-minute holiday rush

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Men turn into zombie customers during last-minute holiday rush

Men turn into zombie customers during last-minute holiday rush As the calendar approaches the Christmas holidays, men experience a transformation, turning into addled, confused zombies desperately searching for the last-minute gift for their wives, girlfriends and significant others. Although the retail business has a name for every experience, they haven’t figured this male zombie shopper…

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Madigan’s staff challenges report on gender diversity

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Madigan’s staff challenges report on gender diversity

Madigan’s staff challenges report on gender diversity Statement from Chief of Staff Jessica Basham on Gender Diversity Statistics Jessica Basham, chief of staff for the Office of the Speaker, released the following statement Tuesday on diversity and the hiring of women: “While recent reporting by the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform recognizes the importance of…

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