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Women State Legislators Elected to Leadership Role with Women In Government

PHOENIX, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- At the 20th Annual State Directors' Conference in Phoenix, Arizona scheduled for January 2-4, two women state legislators from each state will be sworn in as 2014 State Directors with Women In Government, following their election to this position by their fellow state legislative colleagues this past year. 

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"Women In Government congratulates all of the legislators assuming these important roles for our organization.  State Directors are critical in setting policy priorities for our organization," said Marjorie Maginn, President and Executive Director of Women In Government.  "These nominees are recognized leaders in their states, and we are excited that they will now share their leadership skills with other women policymakers throughout the country."

At the 20th Annual State Directors' Conference, women state legislators will hear from expert speakers on a variety of public policy topics and their state impact.  Topics include healthcare reform, diabetes, emerging issues in energy policy, cervical cancer prevention, the current status of women in state legislatures, childhood obesity, public health, economic security and opportunities, and many others.  This meeting also provides attendees with the opportunity to network with colleagues across state borders and share best practices and experiences to advance successful public policies during the 2014 legislative sessions.

About Women In Government

Women In Government Foundation, Inc. is a national, non-profit, non-partisan organization of women state legislators providing leadership opportunities, networking, expert forums, and educational resources. Women In Government serves approximately 1790 women who serve in state legislatures from across the country. For more information, visit www.womeningovernment.org

Media Contact: Dyan Alexander, Women In Government, 2023330825, dalexander@womeningovernment.org

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