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Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) on the Fair Access for Moms Act

Women with children are the fastest-growing segment of the work force and balancing work and family is an important priority for them. More than 50 percent of women with infants less than one year old are in the labor force. Businesses are learning how to support nursing mothers at work --- but there's a growing cry that more needs to be done. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) discusses how business can support nursing mothers at work. Visit Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) on the web, Facebook, or follow on Twitter.

Carolyn Coleman on Making City Issues Federal Priorities

For the next year, we'll be hearing Presidential candidates talking about a variety of issues. And with more than 80 percent of Americans living in urban areas, it's imperative that the issues cities face, be at the forefront in the 2016 presidential election. What can the next president do to help cities - and our nation - grow and prosper A conversation with Carolyn Coleman, Director of Federal Advocacy for the National League of Cities. Visit National League of Cities on the web, Facebook, or follow on Twitter.

Helen Holton of NFWL on Women in Elected Office

Women make up about half the population, but are underrepresented in elected office. Helen Holton, Board Member of the National Foundation for Women Legislator discusses obstacles that women in politics face. Visit National Foundation for Women Legislators on the web, Facebook, or follow on Twitter.

Janine Turner on The Truth Act: Limiting the Size and Scope of Bills

Through the laws passed by Congress, crimes and punishments are defined, levels of taxation and spending are established, and the programs and policies that shape American government and politics are established. However, the legislative process can be long, tedious, complex and frustrating. Bills are often incoherent or voluminous. And out of all the bills that are proposed, only a very few actually end up becoming law. Actress Janine Turner (Northern Exposure, Friday Night Lights), Founder and Co-Chair of Constituting America, discusses an initiative to limit the size and length of bills. Visit Constituting America on the web, Facebook, or follow on Twitter.
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