WFSA strives to remove systemic barriers facing women and girls through statewide policy change. We write, run, support, and enact legislation that levels the playing field. With your support, we can create an Arizona where women and girls of all identities thrive. Join us in removing inequities and economic and social barriers for women and girls.

Legislative Priorities

2022 was WFSA’s most ambitious legislative agenda to date! Scroll down to learn more about our advocacy priorities for the 2023 legislative session and our past legislative wins.

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Increase quality education and workforce training
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Increase quality, access and equity in healthcare
End gender-based taxes on feminine hygiene products and diapers. Learn more!
Eliminate the gender wage gap
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Stabilize housing and reduce homelessness
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Gain supports for women re-entering the workforce
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We are proud to have a track record of advancing issues with bipartisan support. WFSA has successfully championed two bills that have been signed into law:

HB 2016 from the 2021 legislative session, was signed into law in 2021, making it possible for parents to maintain their childcare assistance while enrolling in full-time education and training programs that equip them for in-demand higher-wage jobs that lead to self-sufficiency.

HB 2111 from the 2022 legislative session, ensures single moms have support from the beginning of their pregnancy through a child’s early years through the expansion of the Healthy Families Arizona Program.

Click here to read the 2022 Legislative Recap which overviews the policies impacting women and girls from this legislative session. 

The WE Network (formerly the Women’s Issues Network- AZ) brings together advocates from across the state to mobilize, learn, and create system changes that benefit women and girls in Arizona. Sign up for the WE Network today!