Mama’s Alert: Budget Ax Could Swing at Child Care

If the U.S. really wants to be the competitive country Obama evoked in his State of the Union speech, we need mega-tons more good, affordable child care. But the cost-cutting mania in the nation’s capital puts a cost-cutting question over the nation’s toddlers.

Lame-Duck Congress Has Women’s Work to Do

The lame-duck session of Congress starts today and Allison Stevens has a checklist of bills to pass before Nancy Pelosi yields the gavel to John Boehner as new speaker of the house. Paycheck Fairness comes first, with a Senate vote next week.