Senator David Watters Praises Signing of Paycheck Fairness Act and Governor Maggie Hassan

Dover, NH – Today, Senator David Watters released the following statement following Governor Maggie Hassan’s signing of the Paycheck Fairness Act, which will help end gender discrimination in pay by strengthening worker protections for women.

“I was proud to cosponsor this bill which strengthens our commitment to the principal that women should receive equal pay for an equal day’s work. The Paycheck Fairness Act is an essential tool for providing economic security for hardworking Granite Staters, and reflects our shared New Hampshire values of fairness and equality of opportunity," said Senator Watters. "I’m grateful that through Governor Hassan’s leadership, both parties were able come up with common-sense, bipartisan legislation that will strengthen Granite State families and expand opportunities for women.”