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Day April 28, 2009

Fair Pay for Women and All Americans is Critical to Our Nation’s Economic Recovery

Equal Pay Day – celebrated this week on April 28, represents the day on which women’s earnings catch up to men’s earnings from 2008.  Put another way, it has taken the average American woman nearly 17 months to earn what the average American man earned in 12 months.  This disparity not only places women at…


Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, April 28, 2009

10:00am proceed to Executive Session to consider Kathleen Sebelius, to be Secretary of Health and Human Services. There will be up to 8 hours for debate, equally divided. (confirmation subject to an affirmative 60 vote threshold). 12:30pm – 2:15pm Recess to allow for the party conferences. Following the recess, the Senate will resume debate on…