Elections 2006 Poll


Download the NCRW Poll PowerPoint Presentation

NPR All Things Considered: Many Congressional Races Hinge on Female Vote
Aired November 1, 2006

NCRW Poll Press Release: New Poll: Women Voters will say Yes to Candidates who say No to Iraq

Press Release: Minimum Wage Improvements and Paid Sick Leave Overwhelmingly Supported by 2006 Voters, Gender Gap Exists

NCRW Poll Analysis: Executive Summary

NCRW Poll Highlights

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This section of the Clearinghouse is based on
the National Council for Research on Women's book

Taxes Are a Woman's Issue: Reframing the Debate


Download the Taxes PowerPoint Presentation & Executive Summary


Taxes ARE a Woman's Issue: Reframing the Debate, by Mimi Abramovitz and Sandra Morgen, with the National Council for Research on Women, published by the Feminist Press at the City University of New York (Spring 2006).

The National Council for Research on Women extends deep appreciation
to the following for their generous support of this project: The J.P. Morgan Chase Foundation; Katherine M. Klotzburger; and Mariam Chamberlain.

We express great appreciation to the Ford Foundation for their general support during the life of this project. We also thank the many individuals and organizations whose contributions and support make our work, and the work of our member centers, possible.

 

Conference Summaries:

"Taxes ARE a Women's Issue"
National Council for Research on Women
Panel discussion, June 2004
Read the Summary

"Impact of Tax Cuts on Local Communities"
National Council for Research on Women
Panel discussion, June 2004
Read the Summary

"How Taxes and Public Funding Affect Education and Girls' Programs"
National Council for Research on Women
Panel discussion, June 2004
Read the Summary

Fact Sheets:
Who are Women Taxpayers

What Would Real Tax Reform Look Like?

 

Executive Summary:
Taxes ARE A Woman's Issue: Reframing the Debate

Press:
"Critics Target GOP Tax Relief and Program Cuts"
Women's eNews
by Allison Stevens, October 28, 2005

"Women Bear the Brunt of an Unfair Tax Policy" (Op-Ed) Register-Guard, Eugene, Oregon
by Linda Basch and Sandi Morgen, April 14th, 2005

Order a copy:
Taxes ARE A Woman's Issue: Reframing the Debate
By Mimi Abramovitz and Sandra Morgen, with the National Council for Research on Women
To be published by the Feminist Press at the City University of New York (Spring 2006)

 

URGENT: Budget Reconciliation Bill Vote February 1, 2006
On February 1, the House of Representatives will vote on the budget reconciliation spending cuts bill (S. 1932). The bill cuts Medicaid, student loans, child support enforcement, child care, foster care, and disability assistance.

Fair Taxes for All Coalition
Learn about the Top 10 Worst Provisions in the spending cuts bill and TAKE ACTION!

President Bush's Advisory Panel on Tax Reform:
President Bush has formed an Advisory Panel to make recommendations on tax reform. The Panel held public meetings and discussions on tax policy, and made recommendations on November 1, 2005. None of their meetings have focused on the specific ways that women are affected by taxes.

Read the full report by the Advisory Panel

Read comments on the report by the National Women's Law Center and Fair Taxes for All Coalition (PDF)

National Council for Research on Women
Read a fact sheet from Taxes ARE a Women's Issue on Real Tax Reform.

Goverment Accountability Office (GAO)
Read Understanding the Tax Reform Debate: Background, Criteria, and Questions (September, 2005).

Tax Policy Center (Brookings Institution and the Urban Institute)
The Center currently features a web page dedicated to the President's Advisory Panel, providing a number of links to relevant research and testimony.

Contact your Representative

Contact the President

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Women and Taxes Resource List

Council Working Group on Economic Security

Council Member Centers working on taxes

Other Centers working on taxes

If you are a Member Center and have additional resources to share, please contact ncrw@regender.org

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