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USWCC Weekly: 11/30/15 – Presidential Debates, Small Business Lending, Atlanta, HHS, Policy Brief

2016 Elections – USWCC Invites You to Weigh In As we watch the various 2016 presidential debates, we are listening closely to learn what candidates will do to support the

Weekly Update

USWCC Weekly: Washington Rep, Seed Federal Credit Union, The Budget, Fair Pay, Equal Pay

USWCC Weekly:  11/23/15 As we turn our attention to family and friends during this Thanksgiving week, we want to say thank you to all of our members and those who

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Equal Pay Resolution for Soccer Athletes Blocked

Senate Republicans blocked a resolution authored by Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) calling on the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to eliminate gender discrimination between male and female athletes. Leahy

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USWCC Signs Coalition Letter Against Weaker Fair Pay Bill

USWCC signed a women’s coalition letter urging Senators not to support the “Workplace Advancement Act” (S. 2200) – a much weaker fair pay bill than the Paycheck Fairness bill. This

Advocacy & Elections

Special Report: The Budget Deal – the Specifics

Provided by Janet Kopenhaver, USWCC | Washington Representative Congress passed a budget deal to suspend sequestration for two years, provide increases to military and domestic spending, and avoid the United

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USWCC Hires New Washington Representative

On behalf of the members of USWCC, we have signed a contract with a new lobbyist to represent the interests of women-owned businesses on Capitol Hill, with the White House,

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USWCC Weekly Update 11/17/15

Included: FedCon Optimize, Karen Ward testifies before Congress, GAO report on SBA leadership, US DOT SBIR program, USWCC in the news, USWCC | Atlanta meets with State Senator Parent USWCC

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Integrity of WOSB Program Receives Attention From Congress, Dept of Justice, OIG

There has been recent activity on the WOSB program from The Hill and from legal watch dogs. Senator Shaheen sends letter to the SBA; integrity of the WOSB program at