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McConnell’s Latest Plan to Repeal the ACA is Even More Devastating and Irresponsible, Ness Says

Senate Leader Mitch McConnell’s wildly irresponsible proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without offering a replacement would wreak havoc on our health care system and cause grave and lasting harm to America’s women and families. More

Time to Care

Blog // From the desk of ... Debra L. Ness

Paid Leave Should Be Time to Care – for All of Us

Imagine your elderly mother has pneumonia and you can’t afford time off to care for her. Imagine your husband was injured while serving in Iraq and you can’t be there during his recovery. More

Our Mission & History

We believe that actions speak louder than words, and for four decades we have fought for every major policy advance that has helped women and families. More


Senator Kamala Harris at National Partnership's 2017 Gala Dinner A Day Without a Woman Paid Leave PSA homepage thumbnail Women's March on Washington (thumbnail) Thumbnail image for Bad Med highlights When Women Succeed Video Thumbnail from 2014 Luncheon Ness and Lichtman stand by President Obama’s side as he takes executive action for fair pay Debra Ness on Tell a Friend - Get Covered Paid Leave on the Horizon (thumb) Expecting Better 2016 thumbnail Pathway to a Healthy Birth Michelle Obama honored at the 2011 Annual Luncheon

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