Equality Begins with the Equal Rights Amendment

It has been more than forty years since Congress passed the Equal Rights Amendment. This Constitutional Amendment aims to ensure equality for women and men in all sectors of society by explicitly prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex. Unfortunately,
the ERA was just three states shy of ratification by the 1982 deadline.

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ICYMI: Ensuring We All Count

I’d like to bring to you’re attention an op-ed I wrote that appeared in Roll Call which outlines the importance of the decennial census and how far behind we are in its planning and preparation.

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ICYMI: Ensuring We All Count

I’d like to bring to you’re attention an op-ed I wrote that appeared in Roll Call which outlines the importance of the decennial census and how far behind we are in its planning and preparation.

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Cosponsor H.R. 4013, the 2020 American Census Investment Act

The upcoming 2020 decennial census required by the Constitution is anticipated to be the largest and most digitally advanced count in US history.  Despite these expectations, the Census Bureau’s planning and preparation cycle has
been severely hindered by unfulfilled budget requests, forcing the delay and even cancelation of critical testing of new cost saving technology.  Without that testing the coming Census is at serious risk of failure.
That is why we are urging you to cosponsor the 2020 American Census Investment Act, which will provide the Census Bureau the funding it needs now to conduct an accurate and cost-effective 2020 Census.

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Cosponsor H.R. 4013, the 2020 American Census Investment Act

The upcoming 2020 decennial census required by the Constitution is anticipated to be the largest and most digitally advanced count in US history.  Despite these expectations, the Census Bureau’s planning and preparation cycle has
been severely hindered by unfulfilled budget requests, forcing the delay and even cancelation of critical testing of new cost saving technology.  Without that testing the coming Census is at serious risk of failure.
That is why we are urging you to cosponsor the 2020 American Census Investment Act, which will provide the Census Bureau the funding it needs now to conduct an accurate and cost-effective 2020 Census.

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