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.
On April 1st, Women In Government joined North Carolina legislators in co-hosting a Capitol Forum on the Comprehensive Treatment of Obesity. The event focused on extensive treatments for obesity and included a broad array of stakeholders for expanded coverage.
On March 24th, Women In Government participated in a Capitol Forum on the Comprehensive Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension in the state of Washington. The briefing featured Senator Jeannie Darneille, Senator Jeanne Kohl-Welles, and Representative Eileen Cody as well as experts in the field.
On March 4th, Women In Government was pleased to attend and host the Maryland Women’s Caucus Breakfast in Annapolis. At the caucus meeting WIG staff was honored to meet wonderful women legislators working diligently on important policy topics, such as human trafficking.