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Top Policy Issues
The Women's Equality Agenda is a ground breaking, 10-point plan, introduced by Governor Cuomo during his 2013 State of the State address. It is designed to break down barriers faced by New York women in many areas of their lives. The State Assembly passed the full WEA in 2013, but, unfortunately, the State ...Read more
The new federal health care reform law (the Affordable Care Act) will make access to affordable health care coverage a reality for hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers. Learn more about the new health care law and it's impact on women's health.Read more
Funding for Family Planning New York’s family planning health centers provide primary and preventive health care services to more than 410,000 New Yorkers every year. Family planning services are critical to the health and well-being of the women and families of New York State.Read more
News + Views
Tara Culp-Ressler for Think Progress, April 14, 2014 Lauren Rankin, a freelance writer who focuses on issues of reproductive justice, doesn’t always keep track of her new Twitter followers. But one recently caught her eye. “A couple weeks ago I noticed that ...
Igor Volsky for Think Progress, April 15, 2014 On Sunday, Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) sought to advance the GOP’s rebranding effort among female voters by suggesting that Republicans have long “led the fight for women’s equality.” The statement came just days ...
Amanda Lee Myers for the Associated Press, April 13, 2014 CINCINNATI — A federal judge Monday ordered Ohio authorities to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in other states, the latest court victory for gay-rights supporters. Judge Timothy Black ruled that ...