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California women's caucus pitches bills on pay equity, child care, poverty
California women's caucus pitches bills on pay equity, child care, poverty

Democratic members of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus on Tuesday announced a package of legislation aimed at providing pay equity on the job, expanding access to child care, creating family-friendly workplaces and addressing poverty. “Women continue to increase our role and our impact on our economy,” Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) said at a Capitol news conference. “It’s vital we pursue the policies that help ensure opportunity and equality. These actions will help more California woman not only participate in the economic recovery but also in building our economic future.” The half-dozen bills include a measure by Sen. Holly...

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