Wisconsin falls short of electing a record number of women to next Legislature

The 2019 state Legislature will have 36 female lawmakers, which is one less than the state record. But politicos say winning elections is as secondary issue to finding women willing to run in the first place. > Wisconsin Public Radio

Assembly reaches gender parity for one party, but far from it for the other

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Women will still be a minority in the Wisconsin Legislature next year, but not among Assembly Democrats. Women will make up 50 percent of Democrats in the Assembly, but just 16 perceont of Assembly Republicans. > Urban Milwaukee

Gender wage gap in Wisconsin is nation’s 19th largest

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A state-by-state analysis released for Equal Pay Day reveals that a woman employed full time, year-round in Wisconsin is typically paid just 78 cents for every dollar paid to a man — a yearly pay difference of $10,959. > Wisconsin Gazette