The Senate blocked efforts to advance the Paycheck Fairness Act (PFA) by a 54-43 vote today along strict party lines, with Republicans and moderates – including Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) – voting no.
Senators and President Obama Mark Equal Pay Day With Actions To Close Wage Gap
“The time has passed for us to recognize that what determines success should not be our gender, but rather our talent, our drive, and the strength of our contributions.”
President Obama Discusses Income Inequality, Calls for Change
“I believe this is the defining challenge of our time: Making sure our economy works for every working American.”