In 2017, women in some parts of America still get the short end of the stick — even as they outnumber men in all but six states.
For instance, women represent nearly two-thirds of all minimum-wage workers in the U. They also constituted the majority of poor, uninsured adults in the 19 states that had not expand their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act as of September 2016.
I was only making ,000 (about ,000 after taxes), yet I wanted anything and everything. My mom was really concerned, so she lent me the ,000, with no interest.
I used it to pay off my card—and then started charging it again. When two co-workers and I started joking about how broke we were, I realized that we were in similar straits.
What should a state level public policy agenda for women include?
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