PCSW in the News: 2016

Human trafficking laws need to change, advocates say (Journal Inquirer, 4/2/2106)

Human Trafficking Convictions Elusive for Connecticut Prosecutors (WNPR, 4/1/2016)

Minimum wage jobs cannot adequately support families in Connecticut (CT Viewpoints, 4/1/2016)

Human Trafficking Is A Felony in Connecticut, But There’s Been No Convictions In 10 Years (CTNewsJunkie, 3/31/2016)

Rep. Diana Urban Supports Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking (Stonington-Mystic Patch, 3/31/2016)

Editorial: Women should be celebrated with equal pay for equal work (Litchfield County Times, 3/31/2016)

Child sex slavery: No pimps convicted by state in last 10 years (CT Mirror, 3/29/2016)

Legislature to Examine Why Zero Convictions for Human Trafficking, Even As Incidents Increase in CT (CT By the Numbers, 3/24/2016)

Connecticut Studies ‘Yes Means Yes’ Sexual Consent Policy (The Wall Street Journal, 3/18/2016)

Legislative committee advances bills targeting sex trafficking on the Berlin Turnpike (The Record Journal, 3/16/2016)

Uphill climb for paid leave bill (CT Post, 3/10/2016)

Conn. Lawmakers Consider Bill To Offer Paid Family Leave To Residents (WSHU, 3/10/2016)

International Women’s Day promotes diversity, equality in Connecticut (The Daily Campus, 3/9/2016)

State considers proposal to drop ‘tampon tax’ (The Stamford Advocate, 3/7/2016)

Legislators, others support bill to eliminate tax on certain feminine hygiene products, diapers (New Haven Register, 3/7/2016)

Bill would take state tax off diapers, feminine hygiene products (Norwich Bulletin, 3/7/2016)

Public weighs in on affirmative consent policy for Connecticut college campuses (CT News Junkie, 3/1/2016)

Bye sponsors forum on paid family, medical leave (West Hartford News, 1/30/2016)

Legislature Targets Child Sex Trafficking (Hartford Courant, 1/28/2016)

Susan Campbell: What to watch in health care in 2016 (Stamford Advocate, 1/23/2016)

In CT, Prostitutes Twice as Likely to be Arrested as Buyers of Sex: Report (Milford Patch, 1/16/2016)

Sex workers in Connecticut 7 times more likely than ‘Johns’ to be convicted (Register Citizen, 1/16/2016)

They Said It (CT Post, 1/12/2016)

Report: Bust more ‘johns’ in prostitution cases (CT Post, 1/12/2016)

State study says prostitutes arrested more than “johns” (WTNH, 1/11/2016)

PCSW in the News: 2015

Women Much More Than A ‘Constituency’ (Hartford Courant Letter to the Editor, 12/14/2015)

State commission for women’s advocacy faces elimination in next round budget cuts (Daily Campus, 12/7/2015)

Rhetoric Increasing Risk Of Violence At Clinics, Delegation Says (Hartford Courant, 11/30/2015)

Human Services Committee Chairwoman Tells Advocates They Are Being Heard (CT News Junkie, 10/28/2015)

Prostitution Op-Ed (Hartford Courant, 8/30/2015)

Paid Family Leave is Reborn (CT News Junkie, 7/2/2015)

New Report: Crisis Pregnancy Centers Lie to Women About Reproductive Healthcare (NARAL Press Release, 6/15/2015)

Advocates Celebrate Landmark Court Decision on Birth Control (WNPR, 6/12/2015)

Connecticut moves to lift veil of wage secrecy (Westfair Communications, 6/11/2015)

Legislative wins and losses for women, families (CT News Junkie, 6/10/2015)

Op-ed: Connecticut women’s lives depend on fate of firearms removal bill (6/3/2015)

Senate Passes Affirmative Consent Bill (CT News Junkie, 5/27/2015)

Bill Protects Unpaid Interns From Harassment, Discrimination (Hartford Courant, 5/26/2015)

Duff Appoints April Guilbault to the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women (5/23/2015)

Six key bills that would significantly improve the lives of women in Connecticut advance (Jonathan Kantrowitz, 5/20/2015)

Game Changers: Lauralton students meet women in powerful roles (Milford Mirror, 4/21/2015)

Women’s Poverty Rates in Connecticut (WTNH, 4/9/2015)

Report: Connecticut ranked 4th best on index of women’s poverty and opportunity (Fox CT, 4/8/2015)

Female business owners to march for level playing field (Stamford Advocate, 4/3/2015)

Lawmakers Unveil Advertising Campaign to Bring Attention to Safe Havens (CT News Junkie, 4/2/2015)

Baby Boomers Can Help Millennials Find A Voice For Gender Parity (Forbes, 3/29/2015)

State Officials Consider “Yes Means Yes” Bill (NBC Connecticut, 3/27/2015)

Veterans’ services need to recalibrate for women (CT Post, 3/18/2015)

Senate Republicans Celebrate Women’s Day at State Capitol (3/12/2015)

Women underrepresented in Greenwich workforce (Westfair Online, 3/10/2015)

Bill Aims To Connect Female Veterans To Benefits, Services (Hartford Courant, 3/9/2015)

Legislators weighing minimum wage hike for servers (Hartford Business Journal, 3/6/2015)

App aims to prevent teen dating violence (Yale Daily News, 3/4/2015)

Bill Classifies Unpaid Interns as Employees To Protect Against Workplace Harassment (2/19/2015)

Malloy supports bill protecting right to disclose earnings (Minuteman News, 2/19/2015)

Malloy: Allow Workers To Compare Their Salaries (Hartford Courant, 2/12/2015)

Malloy offers measure to end ‘pay secrecy’ (CT Mirror, 2/12/2015)

PCSW OP-ED – The Time Is At Hand for Paid Family and Medical Leave (CT News Junkie, 2/10/2015)

Gov. Malloy introduces legislation protecting victims of domestic violence (Easton Courier, 2/10/2015)

Major Changes Proposed For Family Leave (Hartford Courant, 2/9/2015)

Gov. Malloy introduces domestic violence legislation (Darien Times, 2/6/2015)

On the Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Let’s Talk About Paid Family Leave (HuffPost, 1/20/2015)

PCSW in the News: 2014

Women in the Workplace (WNPR, 12/29/2014)

Inequalities still prevail for women in the Connecticut workforce (CT Post, 12/19/2014)

Women have come a long – way, but inequities linger (Republican-American, 11/13/2014)

Gender Wage Gap in Connecticut Exceeds National Average (WNPR, 11/13/2014)

Despite gains, state’s women paid far less than men (The Day, 11/13/2014)

Report: CT’s female workforce faces persistent inequities (Hartford Business Journal, 11/13/2014)

Women Makes Gains, But Disparities Remain (CT News Junkie, 11/12/2014)

Cheers & Jeers (Women’s E-News, 11/8/2014)

Gender-based Wage Gap Still Pervasive; Women of Color Suffer Most (Kantrowitz, 11/6/2014)

Safe Haven Working Group (Journal Inquirer, 8/19/2014)

Treiss Resigns From Glastonbury School Board (Hartford Courant, 8/12/2014)

Senate Democratic aide tapped to lead women’s issues advocacy office (CT Mirror, 7/24/2014)

Senator, advocates call on Hobby Lobby to obey Conn. contraceptive law (WTNH, 7/14/2014)

Connecticut ranks 3rd best in nation for women to live and work, report says (New Haven Register, 7/12/2014)

Behind the News (hanRadio, 7/3/2014)

Ruling on Hobby Lobby Draws Strong Outcry (Womens eNews, 6/30/2014)

NFA forum looks to bring awareness to sex slavery (Norwich Bulletin, 5/15/2014)

Free Speech in the Public Workplace; Employment Law; an Exit Interview with Teresa Younger (WNPR, 5/12/2014)

Malloy Designates Women Owned Business Day (The Hartford Guardian, 5/8/2014)

Ms. Foundation CEO: Let’s Stop Arguing About What Is Feminist (Cosmopolitan, 5/4/2014)

Ms. Foundation for Women names new leader (Crain’s New York, 5/1/2014)

Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman talks about women’s issues during a roundtable discussion in Derby (New Haven Register, 4/23/2014)

Malloy says Equal Pay Day a showcase for his initiatives (New Haven Register, 4/8/2014)

Women’s Day panel discussion at Capitol focuses on media (Republican American, 3/9/2014)

Minimum wage impact on women discussed at morning forum (The Day, 2/27/2014)

Panel: Wage gap hurts women (Norwich Bulletin, 2/27/2014)

Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman holds discussion on issues facing women in the workplace (Stamford Times, 2/27/2014)

READER SUBMITTED: 400 Attend Girl Scout Day at The Capitol (Hartford Courant, 2/27/2014)

READER SUBMITTED: East Hartford Town Hall Hosts Roundtable Discussion On Women In STEM Careers (Hartford Courant, 2/2/2014)

Bill protects victims of sex assault on campus (CT Post, 2/1/2014)

East Hartford Hosts Discussion On Women In STEM Careers (Hartford Courant, 1/28/2014)

East Hampton Lawyer, Legislator Focused On Children, Families (Hartford Courant, 1/11/2014)

Malloy names first woman to oversee public safety in Connecticut (CT Mirror, 1/6/2014)

Malloy Names First Female To Head Public Safety Department (CTNewsJunkie, 1/6/2014)

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