National Partnership for Women & Families

Congress: Vote NO on the "comp time" bill!

House Republicans are advancing harmful legislation that could take money out of the hands of hardworking people while giving more power to employers. Urge Congress to reject the badly misnamed Working Families Flexibility Act (H.R. 1180/S. 801) or so-called "comp time" bill.

Don't eliminate our right to overtime pay!

Congress: Don't repeal the Affordable Care Act!
President Debra Ness Speaking at the Annual Luncheon

House Republicans’ Latest Health Proposal is ‘Full of Broken Promises and Deceptive Rhetoric,’ Ness Says

Despite House Republicans’ false claims, their latest proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) makes the horrendous American Health Care Act even worse. More

lawmakers on steps

Blog // From the desk of ... American Academy of Nursing members Diana Taylor, PhD, RN FAAN, Nancy Woods PhD, RN FAAN, and Ellen Olshansky PhD, RN FAAN , Repro Health Watch

Nurses Respond to Political Interference in Health Care

Political interference is especially pronounced in sexual and reproductive health, particularly with respect to abortion access. National nursing organizations are responding to these threats – most recently with a position statement by the American Academy of Nursing. 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


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