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Independent Women's Voice Announces "A Bridge To Better Health Care" Initiative

Coinciding With 5 Year Anniversary of the ACA, IWV's New Project Seeks to Generate Support for Replacing Our Broken Healthcare System READ MORE >>



IWV VP Testimony to the Connecticut Legislature Regarding H.B. 6932, an Act Concerning Paid Family and Medical Leave

All Americans want workers to be able to take time off when they are sick, need to care for someone who is sick, or welcome a new child to their family. That, in part, is why the overwhelming majority of businesses provide paid leave benefits to their workers, even though there is no legal requirement that they do so. Of course, there are still Americans who lack adequate paid leave time and struggle to balance the needs of their families with their jobs. Connecticut lawmakers want to ease that burden, and are contemplating legislation that would create a new state-based entitlement program to provide participating workers with up to 12 weeks of leave, paid at 100% of salary, each year. Sadly, however, this new program could backfire, particularly on the most vulnerable workers, by reducing employment opportunities and discouraging the creation of flexible employment arrangements. READ MORE >>




The Health Care Fight

IWV has been proud to be in the forefront of the battle against a government takeover of health care. IWV works tirelessly to highlight the consequences of government-run health care: higher health care costs, more bureaucracy, higher premiums, higher taxes, fewer job opportunities, less access to care, and lower quality of care. 

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Successes

IWV enjoyed enormous success in races deemed tossup or worse, seeing opportunities in races others often dismissed as hopeless. We are proud to report a 91% success rate (11-1) in our major campaign initiatives over the last four years.

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Discussion Guides

Lead a discussion on some of the most important issues facing our country by using these guides which break down the issue, provide solid facts and supporting data, and engaging quizzes and other interactive features to help get the conversation started!

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Test Your Knowledge: Congress's Special Exemption From ObamaCare

How much do you know about Congress's special exemption from ObamaCare?

Take the quiz and share it with your friends.

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