Stories tagged: "Deborah Ross"


Democratic U.S. House Rep. Deborah Ross in a 2016 file photo. Ross' attempts at passing equal pay legislation failed in the North Carolina General Assembly in years past, but Democrats in the state legislature say there's new momentum for the bill today. (Robert Willett/Raleigh News & Observer/Tribune News Service via Getty Images)
‘Women in Our State Deserve to be Paid Fairly’: NC Democrats File Gender Pay Gap Legislation

Why supporters in North Carolina say there’s real momentum to address longtime pay gaps between men and women.

The House of Representatives side of the U.S. Capitol is seen on the morning of Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Election 2020: NC Sending More Democrats to Congress

North Carolina’s Congressional delegation will include five Democrats in the US House of Representative, according to Election Day results.

US Congresswoman Alma Adams, D-N.C., wears a face mask during a House committee meeting in May. (Chip Somodevilla/Pool via AP)
Rep. Alma Adams: Trump Is Taking A ‘No Lives Matter’ Approach To Coronavirus

Amid a grim coronavirus surge in her home state and city, US Rep. Alma Adams said President Donald Trump’s approach to the virus is “no lives matter.”