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    Family and Medical Leave Act

    Judith Lichtman talked about about the Family and Medical Leave Act, and her organization’s role in crafting the act, which was passed in 1998. Topics included what the act…

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    Women's Health Care Coverage

    Senator Barb Mikulski (D-MD), Secretary Sebelius, and other members of Congress spoke to reporters about new health care coverage that guarantees women will receive, at no cost, an annual…

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    Gender Pay Equality Bill

    Judith Lichtman and Sabrina Schaeffer discussed possible ramifications from the Senate’s Gender Pay Equality Bill. Guests took viewer questions via phone.

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    Civil Rights Issues

    The speakers talked about the controversy over Senator Lott’s remarks at a recent 100th birthday celebration for Senator Strom Thurmond, civil rights issues, affirmative action, and…

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    Women Role Models

    Ms. Myers was honored as a role model for women and spoke about her job as White House press secretary. Other women spoke who have influential careers. A brief video was…

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    Patients Rights Legislation

    Senators and others briefed the media on recent effort to create a patient’s bill of rights.  This proposed legislation would protect managed care recipients from insurance…

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    Patient's Rights Legislation

    Health care advocates spoke to reporters about their meeting with President Clinton in which they offered their support for managed health care reform known as the “patients' bill of…

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    Gender Gap Survey

    Analysts announced the results of a poll conducted to show public officials and candidates that U.S. citizens want a change in federal budget priorities. The poll was not limited to…

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    Medical-Record Confidentiality

    Participants talked to reporters about their support of the President’s announcement regarding medical-record confidentiality. They stressed the importance of this privacy for…

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    Treasury Appropriations Legislation

    Participants talked to reporters about their reaction to the Treasury and Postal Service appropriations bill that was signed into law by President Clinton. They focused on the benefits…

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