Nevada is the nation’s first majority-female legislature

Nevada is the nation’s first majority-female legislature

The nation’s first female majority state legislature is currently convening in Carson  City Nevada. Only Colorado comes close, with women constituting 47 percent of its legislators. In Congress, just one in four lawmakers is a woman. And in Alabama, which just enacted an almost complete ban on abortion, women make up just 15 percent of lawmakers.

Read the excellent report by the Washington Post here:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/05/17/nevadas-legislature-women-outnumber-men-first-nation-carson-city-may-never-be-same/?utm_term=.4322a5df9f17

Nevada is the nation’s first majority-female legislature

Nevada is the nation’s first majority-female legislature

The nation’s first female majority state legislature is currently convening in Carson  City Nevada. Only Colorado comes close, with women constituting 47 percent of its legislators. In Congress, just one in four lawmakers is a woman. And in Alabama, which just enacted an almost complete ban on abortion, women make up just 15 percent of lawmakers.

Read the excellent report by the Washington Post here:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/05/17/nevadas-legislature-women-outnumber-men-first-nation-carson-city-may-never-be-same/?utm_term=.4322a5df9f17