Oklahoma City, OK 73105
For Immediate Release: April 7, 2016
Sen. Kyle Loveless
Equal Pay Legislation Advances
The Senate Business and Commerce Committee Thursday
approved a measure to close the pay disparity between men and women.
D. Loveless (R-Oklahoma City) issued the following statement:
“Equal pay for equal work is something that has been talked
about for generations. Every President since Dwight Eisenhower has
supported federal and state laws requiring equal pay for equal work.
Unfortunately, Oklahoma women average 73 cents to every dollar a
man makes. When my daughters grow up, I want them to be paid based
on their work, not their gender. It is a simple concept that Oklahomans
“I look forward to moving HB 2929 on to the Senate floor and
continuing the conversation on how we can close the gender gap without
HB 2929 advances to the full Senate for consideration.
For more information,
Sen. Loveless: (405) 521-5618