Women's Chamber Endorses Anna Eshoo for Congress Representing California's 18th District
Anna Eshoo receives a 100% rating from the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce as a champion of women's economic priorities and is endorsed by the Women's Chamber for California's 18th Congressional District.
Washington, DC , August 25, 2014 (Newswire.com) - “I am proud to announce the endorsement of the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce (http://www.uswcc.org) for Anna Eshoo in the race for California’s 18th Congressional District,” stated Margot Dorfman, CEO. “Anna Eshoo tenaciously focuses on the needs of her constituency and leverages her experience, influence and relationships to solve problems.”
“Anna Eshoo is a leader who is a uniquely prepared for the challenges we face today,” states Dorfman. “America is facing so many difficult issues like the protection of our environment, elevating family incomes and the long term protection the Internet for equal use by all. These issues are all directly in Rep. Eshoo’s areas of focus, experience and passion. She is a leader we need in Washington today.”
“Rep. Eshoo is also a champion of consumers and women’s economic priorities, receiving a one-hundred percent rating from the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce,” continues Dorfman. “Eshoo supports a positive economic environment for women workers and business owners, American job creation, fair pay, a fair minimum-wage, family-friendly workplaces, access to affordable/quality healthcare and birth control, tax policies that support a vibrant middle class and access to capital and federal contracts for women-owned firms,” continues Dorfman.
“Anna Eshoo has fought faithfully for the needs of her Silicon Valley constituents and has earned the respect of Congress from both sides of the aisle,” adds Dorfman. “She lives and breathes innovation, creativity, energy and technology and the economic well-being of families. She cosponsored legislation to raise the minimum wage because, if raised, it would lift millions of women out of poverty.”
“Growing the number of strong women leaders in Congress is critical to assuring that women’s economic priorities are advanced,” adds Dorfman. “American prosperity is directly linked to the economic success of women. Seventy percent of women work and seventy-two percent of mothers work. A record forty percent of all households with children under eighteen include mothers who are either the sole or primary source of income for their family. . Women own more than one million California businesses employing more than nearly one million workers,” continues Dorfman.
“We need Anna Eshoo in Washington to solve problems, build consensus and protect families. We are proud to endorse her candidacy.”
For more information on women candidates visit http://www.IVoteForWomen.org. The U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce unifies the collective strength of women in the U.S. economy. Using a platform of influence, innovation, and opportunity, the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce works with and for its members to grow successful businesses and careers. For additional information, go to http://www.uswcc.org or call 888-418-7922.