Connie Morella of Maryland came to Congress in 1987 with experience in the state legislature. In the House, she soon specialized in areas such as federal pay, parental leave, and health care benefits for the civil service.
The Honorable Constance A. Morella discusses how women Members gain respect in the House.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “Constance A. Morella,” https://history.house.gov/Collection/Listing/PA2015/PA2015-05-0001a/
(April 19, 2019)
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