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Feb 21, 2020

The President’s Budget: What You Need to Know

Last week, President Trump released the Budget for America’s Future , his administration’s proposal for Fiscal Year 2021. The $4.8 trillion budget details spending increases balanced by spending cuts to eliminate annual deficits by 2035 and generate $4.4 trillion in savings by 2030.  Addressing Wasteful Spending  One key area the President’s proposed budget addresses is wasteful spending in the form of improper year-end waste […]

Feb 12, 2020

Human Trafficking: New Executive Order Sheds Light on Prevention, Protection and Prosecution

I had the honor of participating in a summit at the White House on Human Trafficking last week to mark Human Trafficking Prevention Month , as well as the 20th anniversary of the Antitrafficking Act on January 31st. This is an issue that can feel remote to some – but whether it’s an urban center, suburb or rural area, it’s unfortunately something that touches each of our communities. To […]

Feb 12, 2020

Welcoming Circle Members to The Lone Star State

This month The Policy Circle team headed to Austin to spread the organization’s message and vision with more than 50 women in the state’s capital. A very big thank you to our hosts Stacy Hock and Ellen Troxclair whose leadership to bring together an amazing group of women is much appreciated.  We exceeded our goal […]

Feb 7, 2020

Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Brief Update

Thanks to the innovations of the last few decades, technology is reshaping everything: how we live in our communities, how we raise our families, how we grow our businesses and enterprises, and even how we interact with the government. In today’s digital world, all sectors from healthcare to banking to private business to government are […]

Jan 23, 2020

Indiana Circle Members Celebrate the 19th Amendment

On January 16, 2020, Indiana celebrated the centennial anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment. On January 22, the Indiana Leadership Council of The Policy Circle hosted an event to celebrate the centennial with over 100 women and men at the Indiana Historical Society. Guests enjoyed a networking hour, explored the exhibit, Be Heard: Women’s Voices in Indiana […]

Dec 30, 2019

Ringing in the New Year with Friendship, Strategy and Grace

I spoke to thousands of women about The Policy Circle in  2019, and what I enjoyed the most was learning about the actions that their Policy Circle experience has sparked – from identifying areas of focus for their company across functional areas, inviting public office holders to their meeting, starting a circle with women in […]