As a member of 9to5, I believe the next steps for Rhode Island should be to raise the minimum wage for tipped workers (currently only $2.89 per hour) and index the state minimum wage to inflation. Both of these provisions were on the table, but were stripped from the legislation passed in 2013.
One of the greatest tools we have is other women. It was eye-opening to see how much talent our sisters have and how much we can learn from one another.
Know who you are and what’s in your best interests, then vote for the candidates who will work for you. Together, women are a force that can’t be ignored. We can reverse the tides of discrimination and hate.