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Lisa Maatz column: Women tired of waiting for equal pay

7:33 PM, Apr. 9, 2013
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As someone who has spent the better part of my life fighting for fair pay for women, I believe it's always a good time to talk about the pay gap. But the topic is especially important now - and the timing has little to do with Equal Pay Day on April 9.

Equal Pay Day is the symbolic date when women's wages finally catch up to men's from the year before - this year, it just happens to fall amid sequestration and passage of Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-Janesville) budget in the House. Both disproportionately slash programs that help women and their families. Women already earn less on average than men, and now ...

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