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November 8, 2019

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November 5, 2019

Give America Hope (GAH), a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Frederick, Maryland, is excited to announce the first public presentation of our Risk Assessment Monitoring System (RAMS) at the Women In Government (WIG) Healthcare and Technology Summit on November 15, 2019 in Washington, D.C. The RAMS instrument is focused on addressing...

Washington, D.C.—The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Women In Government (WIG) today announced that Massachusetts State Senate President Emerita Harriette Chandler is the 2019 recipient of the “Outstanding Woman State Legislator Supporting the Arts” award. This annual award recognizes a woman state legislator for her noteworthy support of the arts in her state and will be presented at Women In Government’s Summit on November 15, 2019, in Washington, D.C.

October 18, 2019

Washington, D.C.—The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Women In Government (WIG) today announced that Massachusetts State Senate President Emerita Harriette Chandler is the 2019 recipient of the “Outstanding Woman State Legislator Supporting the Arts” award. This annual award recognizes a woman state legislator for her noteworthy support of the arts in her...

June 26, 2019

Washington, DC – Women In Government submitted comments to the U. S. Senate Special Committee on Aging for inclusion in their annual report to Congress about the needs of older Americans to bring attention to state initiatives to improve Bone Health.

Included in the comments is Women In Government’s...

June 21, 2019

Washington, DC – Beginning in June and throughout the year, Women In Government is airing radio Public Service Announcements (PSAs) recorded by women state legislators nationwide to increase awareness of the symptoms and impact of migraine disease.
 
Migraine disease impacts more than 37...

January 29, 2019

Washington, DC – Women In Government is releasing a new white paper January 31, 2019, on “State Opioid Taxes: Economic & Health Policy Implications” to analyze the possible ways for states to decrease the impact of the opioid epidemic on the United States. Authored by Alex Brill of Matrix Global Advisors, the paper examines state opioid taxes and calls attention to flaws...

November 7, 2018

Women In Government celebrates all of the women who won their elections for state office yesterday!  

2018 has been a blockbuster year for women, with a record number of candidates running for state legislatures - 3,388! (Source: Center for American Women In Politics)

According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, it is very...

October 17, 2018

Washington, DC – Women In Government, a national non-profit, nonpartisan membership organization representing women state legislators since 1988, approved the 2019 Board of Directors at its October board meeting in Washington, DC.

Maine State Representative Stacey Guerin (R) will lead the Board as Chair, Washington State Representative Cindy Ryu (D) will serve as...

September 27, 2018

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Women in Government (WIG) Select North Carolina State Representative Becky Carney as the 2018 Recipient of the “Outstanding Woman State Legislator Supporting the Arts” Award

Washington, D.C.—The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Women in Government (WIG) today announced that North...

July 3, 2018

Washington, D.C. – Women In Government (WIG) is proud to announce that Jolynn “Lynn” Butler is the recipient of the 2018 Private Sector Award. Ms. Butler will be honored on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Women In Government’s National Legislative Conference at the Park Central Hotel in San Francisco, California.

Butler is the Associate Vice President of State and...

May 10, 2018

We are currently accepting nominations for this award. Please fill out the application form and submit completed application to Lucy Gettman, Executive Director, via email at lgettman@womeningovernment....

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