Equal Pay Matters

Senator Jennifer Wexton proposed SB419, an equal pay bill ensuring that women be paid as much as their male counterparts. The Senate Finance Committee (led by a majority of male conservatives) passed the bill on an 11-5 vote. But as soon as Senator Wexton left the room, that same committee voted to reconsider the bill and then killed it the next day.

Call your Senator to express outrage at how they tricked voters.

These Senators voted TWICE in favor of the SB419 equal pay bill and then reversed their vote: Senators Senators Frank Wagner, Ryan McDougle, Richard Stuart, and Mark Obenshain.

These Senators voted once for SB419 and then killed the bill: Republican Senators Tommy Norment, Steve Newman, Bill Carrico, Siobhan Dunnavant, and Frank Ruff.

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