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Tag Archive for: MN Legislature

Sen. Patricia Torres Ray and Nekima Levy-Armstrong

Equal rights: Unfinished Business

Legislators are trying to finally ratify the Equal Rights Amendment - proposed to Congress since 1923

2016 Changemaker: Barbara Battiste

Changemakers: Working with facts to make change for women…
State Sen. Melisa Franzen (DFL-Edina)

Sen. Melisa Franzen: Tackling the status quo

Young Puerto Rican mother steps out of boxes in Minnesota Senate
Sen. Patricia Torres Ray and Nekima Levy-Armstrong

Women in the Legislature: Stalled progress?

Insights from Rep. Erin Murphy, Sen. Patricia Torres Ray, and Sen. Sandy Pappas
Sen. Patricia Torres Ray and Nekima Levy-Armstrong

What did the Capitol do for women this year?

"Since women make up nearly three-quarters of the low-wage labor force, they were disproportionately affected by the governor's veto of the minimum wage increase. ... A single parent with one child would have to work more than 100 hours a week at minimum wage in order to meet basic needs." - Kris Jacobs, JOBS NOW Coalition
Sen. Patricia Torres Ray and Nekima Levy-Armstrong

Minnesota’s legislating women

Can 70 women restore health care funding?
Sen. Patricia Torres Ray and Nekima Levy-Armstrong

Indomitable Spirit

H.Lou Tofte's triumphed over unspeakable tragedies. It will take more than retirement to slow her down.