Getting the Equal Rights Amendment into the constitution requires ratification by at least 38 states — Nevada has always been a holdout and that MUST CHANGE! The proposed Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) states that the rights guaranteed by the Constitution apply equally to all persons regardless of their sex. After
The Nevada Women’s Lobby will be joining thousands of concerned citizens across Nevada and hundreds of thousands across the nation for a peaceful demonstration of solidarity, inclusion, and unequivocal rejection of the hateful rhetoric displayed and espoused by the incoming Administration. As an assembled group, we choose to stand by
It has been a bitter, divisive year in American politics. With new polls showing that we are more divided than ever before, it’s important to remember how fortunate we are to live in a country where we settle our political disputes at the ballot box. It’s also important to remember that
See how your General Election candidates responded to questions on pay, leave, wages, worker rights, family planning, childcare and Title IX.
By GINA ROSE DIGIOVANNA Las Vegas Review Journal Cooking up legislative change that benefits women and children in Nevada takes more than an apron, if you ask members of the Nevada Women’s Lobby. Not that they object to the garb of an earlier, simpler time. According to Marlene Lockard, lobbyist
There may be some good news on the horizon for Nevada’s struggling families. District Judge James Wilson rejected challenges to the proposed constitutional amendment to increase Nevada’s minimum wage from $8.25 (without health insurance) to $13 over the next eight years. The proposal still needs to be approved by Nevada
In a valley where victim resources are spread far and wide, the Metropolitan Police Department is creating a “one-stop shop” for those seeking help with domestic violence, sexual assault and human-trafficking cases. It’s called a family justice center, and it’ll be housed within the department’s central valley headquarters. The center is the first of its kind in Nevada, a state where the domestic violence climate is consistently one of the worst in the nation. And it’s been a long time coming — the center was researched, proposed and rejected over a period of 10 years before ultimately getting the green light.
Some of the more persistent myths about welfare recipients and the welfare system have been thoroughly debunked thanks to economic research. Busting these offensive and insensitive myths can help us better understand how to simultaneously help impoverished families become economically stable and save taxpayers’ money.