Andy Harris

Andy Harris is working against equal pay in Md.

Andy Harris is working against equal pay in Md.

With so much happening in the news, you may have missed that a few members of Congress, including our very own Rep. Andy Harris, are quietly working to undo all our recent gains to guarantee equal pay for equal work.

Equal pay for Americans should be non-negotiable — and shouldn’t be a debate at all here in Maryland. Yet even as we just observed Black Women’s Equal Pay Day and years of efforts to close the gap, black women in Maryland make just 69 cents on the dollar compared to men. Latinas make just 47 cents on the dollar according to the National Women’s Law Center.

With a problem like that in a state with the 5th largest African American population in the nation, you’d...

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