2022 Legislative Preview

Hello, friends! We're pretty excited that on Valentine's Day, less than two weeks from now, the Wyoming Legislature will be back in...

Redistricting and Women

The following column ran in Saturday's Wyoming Tribune Eagle. As always, we strongly encourage you to support local journalism. Subscribe...

Gender Parity in State Legislatures

So, quick reminder this Monday that Wyoming ranks near the bottom for gender parity in state legislatures. When we were reading this...

So much for weekly...

"The road to hell is paved with good intentions." Feels like that's the official motto of the world in COVID. And writ large. And on...

Gender & The Budget

[Note: A version of this was published in the Sunday Edition of the Casper Star Tribune on 12/20/20 as a column by Jen Simon. Subscribe...

What Does The Research Say?

We want to talk about women in elected office. And so, as it turns out, do a lot of other people. Fortunately, there is more and more...

The policies we get reflect who we elect

This week, Jen wrote a column for the JHN&G pointing out why we all benefit from a diversity of voices in elected office. She selected a...

No Childcare. Because, Livestock.

Good God Almighty, there is a lot to write about. Super Tuesday. We'll get to that. A super prepared, ultra qualified woman leaving the...

Surviving the Winter

Do you believe that we are all in it together? Or do you believe that each of us is on this island alone? We've lived here in Wyoming for...

2020 Legislative Preview

The Wyoming State Legislature convenes on Monday, February 10 for its budget session. We wanted to offer a quick primer on the Wyoming...

Are Words Enough?

Ed. Note--Jen Simon is co-founder of Wyoming Women's Action Network and Senior Policy Advisor to the Equality State Policy Center....