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    Social Security and Women

    Seniors' and women’s organizations examined the challenges facing America’s elderly women and offered proposals to modernize benefits. They focused on a report which found that the poverty…

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    Future of Social Security

    Participants talked about the future of Social Security, expected stresses on the system with greater retirement rates and longer life expectancy, and funding the program. Following their…

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    Women's Economic Priorities

    The panelists talked about issues they would like to see addressed in the 108th Congress, including the economy, welfare, and child care. They also responded to questions from the audience.…

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    Women's Equality Summit Part 2

    Representatives of feminist organizations talked about gender issues and reproductive policy, including Social Security for women, political work, human rights, voting rights, health care…

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    The Status of Women

    Former office holders spoke about prospects for improving women’s status in society. Among the topics they addressed were women in public office, leadership roles, and the future of the…

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    Recommitment to the Declaration of Sentiments

    Speakers spoke on the 150th Anniversary of the Women’s Rights Declaration. They spoke about the advances women have made since that declaration. They explained the need for women to remain…

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    Labor, Jobs and Wage Issues

    In a forum sponsored by Rep. Dellums and the Progressive Caucus, representatives of labor and other groups discussed wages, jobs, and workers' rights. H.R. 1050, Living Wage Jobs for All Act,…

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    Illegitimacy and Welfare Reform

    American Enterprise Institute (AEI) hosted a panel discussion that examined how the problem of illegitimate births contributes to the problems in the welfare system. Panelists included William…

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    Women and the Economy

    The panelists discussed economic trends, legislation and policies and how they affect women. The event was sponsored by Women of Washington, a group that holds events on topics of…

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    Washington Tuesday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and…

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    Clinton Administration Review

    The Foundation for National Progress hosted a panel discussion on American Democracy and Reform. Participants examined the 104th Congress' agenda for women’s issues.

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    Family and Medical Leave Legislation

    The guests discussed the family and medical leave bill currently being reviewed by Congress.

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    Women in the Workplace

    The Senate Labor & Human Resources Subcommittee on Employment & Productivity heard testimony on the situation of women in the workforce, including such issues as job discrimination, the “glass…

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    Medical Leave for Parents

    The House Labor and Human Resources Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs and Alcoholism heard testimony about granting employees parental and temporary medical leave.

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