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When women bring home a bigger slice of the bacon

Posted by   /  August 9, 2019  /  Economy  /  No Comments

Illustration: Ruth Gwily The growing clout of women as drivers of the U.S. economy will radically alter the business and investing landscape in years to come By Justin LaHart and Lauren Silva Laughlin | The Wall Street Journal Over the past half-century, women have profoundly reshaped the U.S. economy. The changes that are happening now […]

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Republican women watch their numbers decline in state legislatures

Posted by   /  May 29, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

2018 was a bad year for GOP female candidates. The ones that did win elections don’t hold as much power as Democratic women Sen. Heather Carter, R-Cave Creek, is one of only six Republican women in the Arizona Senate. By Candice Norwood | Governing The number of Republican women in state legislatures declined after the […]

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Arizona stacks up poorly as a good state for women

Posted by   /  March 4, 2019  /  Economy, Health Care  /  No Comments

By Adam McCann | WalletHub In 2019, women in some parts of America still get the short end of the stick — even as they outnumber men in most states. For instance, women represent nearly two-thirds of all minimum-wage workers in the U.S. Their political representation also suffers, as women make up 51% of the […]

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Despite slight drop, Arizona still leads nation in women officeholders

Posted by   /  November 10, 2018  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Alexis Egeland | Cronkite News Despite slight drop, Arizona still leads nation in women officeholders Despite a record number of women running for office this year, Arizona will actually lose one female elected official when congressional and legislative delegations take office in January. But experts say the one-seat drop is nothing to worry about […]

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Cities where women are most successful

Posted by   /  April 13, 2018  /  Economy  /  No Comments

Builder Where are women most sucessful? SmartAsset decided to find out. And here’s what it found: SmartAsset looked at percent of women with bachelor’s degrees, median earnings for full-time working women, percent of businesses owned by women, women’s unemployment rate, average housing cost as a percent of a full-time working woman’s income and percent of […]

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Where women are buying homes in the U.S.

Posted by   /  February 1, 2018  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

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Builder Financially independent women are buying homes in increasing numbers. SmartAsset decided to find out where they were most likely to do so. For this study, we looked at data on two factors. We looked at the number of men buying homes in a metro area and the number of women buying homes in a […]

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More women plan to run for Congress than ever before

Posted by   /  December 10, 2017  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Haley Britzky | Axios As of December 7 there were 369 women running or planning to run for Congress in 2018, according to Rutgers University’s Center for American Women and Politics, which would biggest group of women House candidates ever. The number is subject to change, as the filing deadlines for most states are […]

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As outcry over sexual harassment grows, focus shifts to state legislatures

Posted by   /  October 18, 2017  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Women in state capitols are saying #MeToo By Daniel C. Vock | Governing Hundreds of thousands of women in recent days have turned to social media – many using the hashtag #MeToo – to indicate that they have been sexually assaulted or harassed in the past. The movement, which has exploded in the wake of […]

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A bleak picture’ for women trying to rise at law firms

Posted by   /  July 25, 2017  /  Courts/Law  /  No Comments

By Elizabeth Olson | The New York Times Even as more women add a law degree to their résumés, carving out a successful career at a law firm remains an uphill endeavor. While initiatives and conferences to expand the number of women who are equity partners at law firms are something of a cottage industry, […]

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Women are making inroads in commercial real estate, yet challenges remain; Jordan Rose, founder and president Rose Law Group, comments

Posted by   /  September 23, 2016  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Mike Sunnucks | Phoenix Business Journal Deb Stark has been around Arizona real estate development since the 1980s. Throughout her career, now as a Phoenix City Councilwoman and former city and Maricopa County planning director, Stark saw development and real estate projects dominated by men. Now, Stark sees more women involved in projects as […]

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