Trump slashed efforts to close wage gap

Brittni McGuire Blog

Here are a few of the many ways Trump has rolled back efforts to close the gender wage gap:   Trump celebrated Equal Pay Day last year by overturning an Obama-era paycheck transparency rule aimed to ensure companies were paying women fairly.   NBC News: “The other result of Trump’s executive order on federal contractors was lifting a mandate on …

Let’s close the gap..

Brittni McGuire Blog

Fellow Democrat, Today is April 10th 2018, Equal Pay Day. This day symbolizes the date women must work up until to make the same amount that men made working in 2017. We have to do better. Women across the country make roughly $.80 for every $1 their male counterparts make. That’s a 20% pay gap. Equal pay for equal work. It’s THAT …

ATTENTION DEMOCRATIC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Bridget McGuire Blog, Press Releases

Saturday, April 14,2018 the West Virginia Democratic Executive Committee will meet at 11:00 am. You should have received the copy of the bylaws for your review.  I have heard from a few of you concerning slight changes. Thank you and I look forward to seeing you Saturday. UPDATE  The meeting will be held in Morgantown WV at the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union 152 Hall …

Which Dem Priorities Does Trump Think Are Wastes?

Brittni McGuire Blog

Which Dem Priorities Does Trump Think Are Wastes? Following the release of the bipartisan omnibus agreement last night, Donald Trump tweeted that he “had to waste money on Dem giveaways.” We’re curious though, which Democratic priorities does he think are wastes? Is it billions of dollars in new funding to combat the opioid epidemic?  The Hill: “The $1.3 trillion spending package allocates around …

BIRDS OF A FEATHER: From Top to Bottom, Republicans Want to Destroy Your Retirement

Brittni McGuire Blog, Press Releases

For Immediate Release:   March 19, 2018   Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606   BIRDS OF A FEATHER: From Top to Bottom, Republicans Want to Destroy Your Retirement Trump fires FBI employee just days before he could collect his pension Republicans at every level want to undermine workers’ retirement   CHARLESTON, WV— Last week, West Virginia Republican Party Chair Melody …

Support CWA, Support WV Workers

Brittni McGuire Blog

Fellow Democrat, We stopped Republican leadership from halting a pay raise for teachers, school service personnel, and state employees and we can do it again.  West Virginia workers have had enough and we will continue the fight to be sure that West Virginia workers have good wages, good jobs, and good benefits. We need your support.  First and foremost, we support CWA workers on strike …

Happy International Women’s Day

Brittni McGuire Blog

Fellow Democrat, Today is International Women’s Day and what a better way to celebrate than to recognize the women who were on the frontlines here in West Virginia fighting for a pay raise and better health care for West Virginia teachers, school service personnel, and ALL state employees.  Women dominated the organized efforts to hold Republican lawmakers accountable here in Charleston and women …

NOTICE: WV Sen 1 Exec Committee Meets Today by Phone at 6 p.m.

Brittni McGuire Blog

NOTICE:  February 9, 2018 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com, 304-342-6606   The WV Senatorial 1 Executive committee will meet by conference call February 9, 2018 at 6pm. Any interested Democrats wishing to listen to proceedings please call and identify yourself, your address,  and the precinct you are registered. Call 712-432-0075 Use 807410 Participant Code Thank you for your interest