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Gov. Wolf Reiterates Vow to Veto Any Abortion Ban

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today reiterated his opposition to abortion ban legislation and other regressive health care policies that target women and families: “Let me be clear: I will veto any abortion ban that is put on my desk. The latest bill, a six-week abortion ban, defies all practical understanding of modern women’s…

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Commission for Women to Host Free Salary Negotiation Workshops to Help Close Gender Pay Gap in Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA – As part of Governor Tom Wolf’s commitment to closing the gender pay gap, the Pennsylvania Commission for Women today announced it will be hosting a series of salary negotiation workshops for women across the commonwealth. The initiative is made possible through a partnership with the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and…

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First Lady Frances Wolf Sounds Justice Bell to Kick-Off 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in Pennsylvania

King of Prussia, PA – Today, First Lady Frances Wolf commemorated the 100th anniversary of Pennsylvania’s ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote by ringing the Justice Bell in Washington Memorial Hall in Valley Forge National Historical Park. The Justice Bell, a replica of the Liberty Bell, was created in 1915…

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Governor Wolf Encourages Pennsylvanians to Register to Vote in Celebration of 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA – As part of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of Pennsylvania’s ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote, today Governor Tom Wolf reminded Pennsylvanians to register to vote. “Voting is a precious right in our democracy and there’s no better way to honor Pennsylvania’s trailblazers than encouraging everyone…

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First Lady Frances Wolf Kicks Off Commemoration of 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage

Harrisburg, PA – In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Pennsylvania’s ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote, First Lady Frances Wolf is encouraging women in Pennsylvania to wear white on Monday, June 24 to honor the suffragettes who did the same to support the “Votes for Women” movement. Supporters can…

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