CONGRESSWOMEN TO UNVEIL WOMEN'S CAUCUS AGENDA FOR 106th CONGRESS

Jul 13, 1999
Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, July 15, Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues Co-Chairs Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Sue Kelly (R-NY), along with over 50 other U.S. Congresswomen will unveil the Women’s Caucus Legislative Agenda for the 106th Congress.

Created through the collective legislative insights of more than 50 Congresswomen, the Women’s Caucus Agenda is composed of 10 Legislative Teams, each designed to champion an agenda of broad based bipartisan legislation. The teams will campaign for legislation in the following 10 areas: violence against women; health issues and older women’s health issues; safe motherhood; education; equal opportunity; children’s issues and child care; retirement; women in the military and veteran women; women in business; and tax policy.

Initiated in 1977 by a small group of Congresswomen, the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues is a bi-partisan group of women Members of Congress dedicated to advocating for legislation to better the lives of women and children.

WHO: WOMEN’S CAUCUS CO-CHAIRS MALONEY (D-NY), KELLY (R- NY), AND OTHER CONGRESSWOMEN

WHAT: PRESS CONFERENCE TO UNVEIL CONGRESSIONAL CAUCUS FOR WOMEN’S ISSUES AGENDA

VISUAL: GATHERING OF ALL WOMEN MEMBERS OF CONGRESS IN FRONT OF U.S. CAPITOL

WHERE: HOUSE TRIANGLE

WHEN: THURSDAY, JULY 15, 1999, 11:00 AM

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