There are some legislators trying to make a difference for those in less comfortable circumstances.
A couple of bills coming today:
EQUAL PAY: State Rep. Tippi McCullough (D-Little Rock) will introduce legislation to require state agencies to pay equal wages to men and women and to “encourage” all employers to eliminate wage differentials. The legislation includes a state grant program to provide negotiation skills training to women.
I look forward to the invented pretexts that people such as Sen. Trent Garner and Breanne Davis offered to counter the Equal Rights Amendment — unisex locker rooms, end of child support payments and other nonsense. But you KNOW ills will be invented for the notion of equal pay for women.
BAIL: Reps. Andrew Collins (D-Little Rock) and Jimmy Gazaway (R-Paragould) are sponsoring a bill to address the pernicious bail practices of many Arkansas courts. They want to gather uniform data on