Florida State Director Senator Arthenia Joyner had her legislation unanimously passed by the Florida State Senate for humane treatment of women in prisons. To learn more about this legislation visit an article about it here.
Warwick Energy Groups’ CEO Kate Richard was quoted discussing the technological advances in the natural gas and oil industry. Kate Richards has shared her knowledge on the subject with Women In Government during the 20th Annual Midwestern Regional Conference in Oklahoma City, OK.
Women In Government hosted its Fifth Annual Energy Summit, September 18-19, 2013, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The meeting convened women state legislators from across the United States to discuss current and emerging energy policies, including production, transmission, innovations and new technology, alternative and renewable energy, tax credits, energy efficiency, and more.
The Childhood Obesity Task Force featured expert speakers from non-profits, academia, the medical community, advocacy organizations, and policymakers. Women state legislators convened in roundtable discussions to examine the impact of childhood obesity in their individual states or region and identify opportunities for making policy-level changes to address childhood obesity in their states.