women's rights http://wrvo.org en Pelosi kicks off bus tour on women's issues in Seneca Falls http://wrvo.org/post/pelosi-kicks-bus-tour-womens-issues-seneca-falls <p>House of Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi kicked off a multi-state bus tour in upstate New York in an appeal to women to vote for Democrats in November's election.</p><p>Pelosi was joined by various New York Democratic Congresswomen and female candidates for the house of representatives. The bus tour started Sunday in Seneca Falls, where Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-Rochester) and the Democrat candidate from the 23<sup>rd</sup> district in the Finger Lakes area, Martha Robertson, joined the minority leader.</p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 11:08:36 +0000 Catherine Loper 56695 at http://wrvo.org Pelosi kicks off bus tour on women's issues in Seneca Falls Cuomo pushes for women's rights in Seneca Falls http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-pushes-womens-rights-seneca-falls <p>Gov. Andrew Cuomo used the spot where the women's rights movement was born to lobby for his proposed Women's Equality Agenda.</p><p>Cuomo, a Democrat, concentrated on the nine parts of the plan that attacks things like workplace discrimination and the pay inequity between men and woman, while protesters outside focused on the abortion portion of the plan.</p><p>The Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls is a noteworthy place in the history of the women's rights movement, and it was here the governor won a standing ovation from the women's groups supporting his agenda.</p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 13:05:13 +0000 Ellen Abbott 39072 at http://wrvo.org Cuomo pushes for women's rights in Seneca Falls