Senator Flanagan to Co-Chair the Massachusetts Caucus of Women Legislators for the 2017-2018 Legislative Session
BOSTON- Senator Jennifer Flanagan (D-Leominster) announced today that she will serve as co-chair, along with Representative Colleen Gary (D-Dracut), of the Massachusetts Caucus of Women Legislators for the 2017-2018 legislative session.
The caucus aims to be a resource for all Massachusetts women by organizing programs across the Commonwealth that can assist with everything from health care to business ventures. In addition, the caucus works to support legislation that specifically addresses women's issues. For example, An Act to Establish Pay Equity was a successful bill for the Women's Caucus signed into law this year by Governor Baker.
"I am honored to have the opportunity this legislative session to co-chair the Massachusetts Caucus of Women Legislators and to have the chance to focus on the issues I really feel are important," said Senator Jennifer Flanagan (D-Leominster). "My goal is to work along with my colleagues to create an agenda that will positively affect all women in the Commonwealth."
The Massachusetts Caucus of Women Legislators was established in 1975 with a mission to enhance the economic status and equality of women and to encourage and support women in all levels of government.