"This is Assembly Bill 7990 I introduced adding Equal Rights Amendment to the New York State Constitution. Women represent over 57 percent of the population in the workforce, and still, historically and traditionally, we're underpaid – making $ .79 for every dollar a man makes," said Assembly Members Rebecca Seawright while explaining her Equal Rights Bill. (A.7990)
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