House Democrats tackle gender pay gap with new bill, saying ‘When women succeed, America succeeds’

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By Jen Hayden

According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, a woman working full-time in 2017 made nearly 20 percent less than the average man, with the disparity being far worse for women of color. The pay gap between white men and Latinas is particularly striking. In Houston, Texas, for example, “Hispanic women earn around 35% of what white men make,” according to Business Insider.

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