At a time when women all across this country face discrimination in the workplace and need greater access to reproductive health care, it was encouraging to see what happened in Pennsylvania this week.
In honor of Mother’s Day, let’s all commit – or recommit – to ending the days when time is elusive for so many and workers too often have to choose between job and family.
My family moved from Mexico to the United States in 1993 shortly after I was born. Texas became our home and there we built a life that was founded in perseverance and an unrelenting sense of hope.
In Montana, we are two-thirds of the way through our 64th Legislature and there is no doubt that 2015 is a tough year for reproductive rights.
The announcement that White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett and U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez will soon kick off a historic 'Lead On Leave' tour is exciting news that comes amidst strong, widespread demand and support for paid leave.
Since its enactment, the Affordable Care Act has had tremendously positive implications for the health and economic security of women and families. Now, President Obama has launched a new forum to help achieve the law's full promise.
Today, on the fifth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), millions of women and families across our country finally have affordable health coverage and the peace of mind that comes with knowing that your health and the health of your family is secure.
Tennessee has some of the strongest protections for personal privacy in the country. Unfortunately, last November we lost Amendment 1, a ballot question that was designed to make it easier for politicians in Nashville to push for abortion restrictions.
The road to a safe and healthy birth in our over-medicalized maternal care system can be like a drive through a foreign city without a map.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is doing more than making quality, comprehensive health insurance more affordable for millions of women and families.
Help women access the information they need to enroll in coverage that meets their needs and budget by walking them through a few key questions.
22 years ago this week, President Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) — the country's first and only federal law to address the dual demands of job and family.
All women deserve comprehensive birth control coverage and counseling.
It’s officially tax time — everyone’s favorite time of year. In addition to making sure you’ve got all your finances in order, there’s one new thing you need to remember this tax season: to report your health coverage on your tax return.
As a new year begins, we have a lot to celebrate in Colorado.
On March 4, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case King v. Burwell. The stakes could not be higher for women, for our health care system and for our country.
The funding bill Congress passed last weekend lifts the terribly unfair ban on coverage for abortion services for Peace Corps volunteers who survive rape or incest, or whose lives would be jeopardized by continuing a pregnancy.
Early elective delivery (EED), defined as a delivery before 39 weeks of gestation without medical necessity, places women and babies at risk for harm, offers no benefits to either, and increases costs for taxpayers and for women and their families.
The holiday season is a time for focusing on family and loved ones. And no legislation would do more to make this nation family friendly than the FAMILY Act.
As we become immersed in the sights and sounds of the holiday season, there is a largely invisible group of people struggling to balance their daily responsibilities with the added stress of the holidays – family caregivers.
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