Civil Rights

Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher Supports Passage of LGBTQ Equality Act

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(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) voted in favor of H.R. 5, the Equality Act of 2019. The legislation passed the House with bipartisan support, 236 to 173. Congresswoman Fletcher has been an advocate for equality throughout her career, fighting against discrimination of any kind, including discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. She is an... Read more »

Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher Votes for Paycheck Equality for Women

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(Washington, DC) – Today, Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) voted in favor of H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act. The Congresswoman is an original co-sponsor of the bill, which passed the House this afternoon. This bipartisan legislation strengthens and closes loopholes in the 1963 Equal Pay Act. “Today’s vote was an important step forward for women in the workforce. With more women serving in ... Read more »