ERA in the News: May 31 - June 6, 2019

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Hello all,

We are just  three weeks away from ERA Day, on June 30. While we at the Advocacy Committee continue to work on the logistics, we invite you to get your ticket now by clicking here

We are also still accepting crafters and artisans and organizations to table. Please fill out your registration form here.

Early order-ers are starting to receive their Equal Rights Amendment t-shirts! If you've got FOMO and want your own, never fear! We are still selling our #ERANow tshirts on Bonfire.com. You'll also be able to purchase original products at ERA Day.

Now onto the news...

Green states are where news stories were published this past week.

Green states are where news stories were published this past week.

NATIONAL

June 3 100 Years Later and the Fight for Gender Equality Carries OnLaw.com

June 4 Elizabeth Banks Joins Cate Blanchett's FX Limited Series 'Mrs. America,Variety

*this article appeared on several news sites*

June 5 Parks and Re-CreationThe New York Times 

June 7 Ex-Staffers: Bernie 'Struggles' With Women's Issues, The Daily Beast

 

CONNECTICUT

May 31 Betty Ford, a Powerful, Uplifting Story First LadyGreenwich Sentinel

 

ILLINOIS

June 4 How 3 brace suffragists helped women win right to voteAlton Telegraph

 

LOUISIANA

May 31 More bills shelved as Louisiana session nears endNew Orleans CityBusiness

May 31 Area attorney presents for Bar AssociationThe Advertiser News South

June 5 Local legislators join in support of teacher raises, The Daily Star  

 

MAINE

June 7 Finally: constitutional protections in Maine against sex-based bias, The Ellsworth American

 

NEVADA

June 2 Collective bargaining for state workers, major gun bill advance as lawmakers near end of session, The Nevada Independent

 

NEW YORK

June 3 Cuomo eyes Equal Rights Amendment, other reforms in late push for women's agenda, Auburn Citizen

June 3 The ERA Coalition Says It's Time for an Inclusive ERA in New York StateYahoo Finance

June 3 Cuomo, Legislature seek to enhanve women's rights in final days of session, Newsday

June 3 Cuomo pushes legislature to protect women's rights before session endsAlbany Times Union

June 3 Gov. Cuomo pushing for women's justice initiativesWIVB

June 4 Pressure mounts with 11 session days leftWBFO 

June 5 Albany legislative session nears end with unfinished businessWatertown Daily Times 

June 4 Pressure Mounts on Democrats in NYS Legislature to Deliver in Session's Final DaysWAER  

 

SOUTH CAROLINA

June 4 Mount Pleasant's leaders united to curb growth, but now division reigns as elections nearCharleston Post Courier

 

VERMONT

June 1 The Push to Remove Any Mention of Slavery from Vermont's Constitution, The Atlantic

 

VIRGINIA

June 5 10th District Dems sound the alarm at forum, Chesterfield Observer

June 6 Voters Get Ready for 'One of the Most Diverse Tickets Virginia Has Ever Seen,' WAMU 88.5

June 7 In this Suburban Democratic Primary, All Four Candidates are First Generation Americans, Washington Post

June 6 Democratic candidates compete for 28th District Senate seat, Fredericksburg.com

 

Thank you,

Erica Young for the APAC

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