Right now we have a unique opportunity to make meaningful changes for New York women and girls in this year’s state budget. On January 16th, the Governor proposed his FY19 Executive Budget, with gender equality and reproductive health care placed front-andcenter. We hope that our lawmakers fight for these measures in their chambers’ budget proposals and in budget negotiations – they are critical to women’s lives.
This NYCLU Women's Agenda 2018 roundup breaks down seven budget proposals concerning women's health and gender equity that are vital to prioritize and advocate for this year.