After a couple of weeks of intense debate over budget plans proposed in the House and Senate, you may feel that this week’s Congressional recess is a welcome break from talk of taxes and spending, deficits and debt. But Congress is back in session April 8 – and the budget battles will return, too.


Wondering if you need to pay attention during the next round? The short answer is yes – because when some of our leaders in Washington talk about cutting spending in the federal budget, they’re actually talking about cutting services that women and their families depend on. To learn more about why budget issues are really important women’s issues, take a look at this new video from NWLC and the National Priorities Project. It’s a few minutes well spent.

p.s. This video is the first in a two-part series – check out Part 2 right here.