Today, Wednesday, March 17th, at 4:00 p.m. EST, Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA), Co-Chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC), will be joined by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), and Rep. Speier’s DWC Co-Chairs Congresswomen Lois Frankel (D-FL) and Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) and Vice Chair Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (D-TX) in honor of the House vote on Rep. Speier’s resolution to facilitate expeditious ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the U.S. Constitution, H.J. Res. 17.

 

Who:                      

        Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA)

        Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)

        Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY)

        Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)

        Congresswoman Lois Frankel (D-FL)

        Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (D-MI)

        Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (D-TX)

       

What:                     ERA Ratification Press Conference

 

When:                    Today, Wednesday, March 17th, 4:00 - 4:30 p.m. EST

 

Where:                   Rayburn Room, H-207

 

Note:                       Livestream of the press event will be available here.

  • There is a mandatory TV pool. Cameras must be present by 3 pm EST.
  • Please limit editorial presence to one person per outlet.
  • Please contact the House Radio-TV Gallery at (202) 225-5214 for additional details.

 

Press RSVP:          Tracy.Manzer@mail.house.gov

 

Rep. Speier is the House sponsor of the joint resolution to remove the arbitrary deadline to ratify the ERA. Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) introduced a companion Senate joint resolution to remove the deadline.

 

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