Press

Women In Government
September 21-22, 2013

The Childhood Obesity Task Force will feature expert speakers from non-profits, academia, the medical community, advocacy organizations, and policymakers. Women state legislators will convene 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. (Read More)

Women In Government
April, 26, 2013

North Dakota will now create a State Diabetes Action Plan thanks to legislation sponsored by Women In Government Board Chairman Rep. Kathy Hawken that was signed into law by Governor Jack Dalrymple on April 26, 2013.

Women In Government
January 16, 2013
 
Women In Government (WIG) announced it has received a grant of $300,000 from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to help communities increase children’s access to affordable healthy foods and opportunities for physical activity. (Read More)