Legislative Session 2023 Wrap Up!

Erin Hart discusses major wins and the work ahead after the 2023 legislative session with Senator Erin Maye Quade, Megan Peterson, and Monica Meyer.

The Gender Justice Brief
The Gender Justice Brief
Legislative Session 2023 Wrap Up!

Reproductive Freedom Legislative Achievements:

  • Beyond Roe Agenda: Repealing restrictions, protecting patients and providers, ensuring affordability.
  • Reproductive Freedom Codification Act: Undoing anti-abortion laws, decriminalizing abortion.
  • The advocacy team, organizers, and supporters played a vital role in advancing reproductive rights.

Gender Equity Accomplishments:

  • Paid Family and Medical Leave: Overview and comparison with national legislation.
  • Trans Refuge Bill and Take PRIDE Act: Gender Justice’s involvement in protecting trans rights.
  • Women’s Economic Security Act (WESA): Importance and changes made during the session.

Future Priorities:

  • Salary History Ban, Infertility Services, and maintaining legislative wins.
  • Increasing affordability and access to abortion.

Q&A and Conclusion:

  • Panelists share closing thoughts on the session and its significance for Gender Justice.

About The Gender Justice Brief

The Gender Justice Brief is hosted by Erin Hart, Communications Director at Gender Justice, and produced by Gunther Michael Jahnl and Audra Grigus.

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