Women in the attorney general’s office make less than men for doing the same work. Meanwhile, Greg Abbott has fought against equal pay in court while accepting taxpayer-funded pay raises for himself. What on Earth is going on in Greg Abbott’s office?
Fairness isn’t a partisan issue – it’s a Texas value. Equal pay for equal work has bipartisan support, and now top Republicans like Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst are distancing themselves from Greg Abbott’s toxic opposition to basic economic opportunity for all hardworking Texas families.
Another Greg Abbott ally explains his out of touch opposition to equal pay for equal work: “Men are better negotiators.” Not only is that untrue, it’s downright offensive.
Texans deserve a governor like Wendy Davis who will fight for economic fairness for all hardworking families.
In his new education plan, Greg Abbott cites the work of Charles Murray, a man who has argued that “men have larger brains than women” and that “no woman has been a significant original thinker in any of the world’s great philosophical traditions.”
When asked about childhood poverty levels at a recent event, Sam Brownback said: “It’s been flat. That’s one of my five measurables that I’ve been running on. To get childhood poverty down in the state of Kansas.” Since 2011 childhood poverty in Kansas has risen from 19% to 23.15%. Just another misleading line from Governor Brownback.
The Commonwealth’s military families deserve a U.S. Senator who stands up for them and will not play politics with their livelihoods.
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