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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo unveiled the 10th proposal of his 2020 State of the State agenda

The Governor will advance legislation to prohibit gender-based pricing discrimination for substantially similar or like kind goods and services.

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The Pink Tax- The Cost of Being a Female Consumer

The pink tax refers to the extra amount women are charged for certain products or services. Things like dry cleaning, personal care products, and vehicle maintenance. So not only do women make less but they pay more. Women also live longer so they actually need more money for retirement.

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Governor Cuomo Unveils 10th Proposal of 2020 State of the State: Eliminating the Pink Tax

Cuomo: "Women shouldn't be nickel and dimed their entire lives because of their gender - it's discriminatory and repugnant to our values and we're putting an end to it."

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The CEO of Boxed, 'the Costco for millennials,' says his site has banned the infamous 'pink tax'

LAS VEGAS — Pop quiz time: Two comparable products sit before you. One's pink, with daisies and smiling women on the packaging. One's not. If you had to guess, which one is more expensive?

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Gillette Capitalizes on Toxic Masculinity While Its Women's Razors Get Hit with the Pink Tax

Gillette leverages toxic masculinity debate to help support sales of higher priced women's razors...

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CNN - CNN MONEY INVESTIGATES WHY WOMEN PAY MORE THAN MEN FOR THE SAME STUFF

"Razors. Perfume. Dry cleaning services. The list of things women pay more for goes on and on."

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CBS News - CBS NEWS GOES UNDERCOVER TO REVEAL GENDER PRICE DISCRIMINATION

"Our female producer was charged at least twice as much in more than half the businesses visited. In one, she was charged $7.50 while her male counterpart just $2.85. At another, she paid $3 dollars more."

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MARIE CLAIRE - “WHY WOMEN PAY MORE” (2012)

From dry cleaning to haircuts, women often pay more than men due to gender pricing. Find out why you may be paying more, but receiving less.

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NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS STUDY : “FROM CRADLE TO CRANE: THE COST OF BEING A FEMALE CONSUMER” (2015)

"On average, across all five industries, DCA found that women’s products cost 7 percent more than similar products for men.'

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Independent - TAMPON TAX SCRAPPED IN CANADA AFTER PETITION CONVINCES CONSERVATIVE GOVERNMENT

Canada will stop taxing feminine hygiene products from 1 July (2015), the government has confirmed. Pressure is mounting on other governments to follow suit.

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aauw.org - The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap

Study by Non-Profit American Association of University Women (AAUW) Reveals that “in 2016, women working full time in the United States typically were paid just 80 percent of what men were paid.”

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INDEPENDENT - Scotland the first country out of the gate to provide free sanitary products to low income women

The Scottish Government will hand out free sanitary products to those in need in as part of a pilot project in Aberdeen.

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LA Times - Consumers in California will still pay sales taxes on tampons

Governer Jerry Brown vetoes the Tampon (and Diaper) Tax bill because it would have raised taxes on liquor go figure!

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Mic.com: The Secret Tax Screwing Women Out of Thousands of Dollars

There's a secret tax screwing women out of thousands of dollars a year — and you probably don't know it's happening. It's the Pink Tax! Make sure to click on the hilarious video!

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Yahoo! Finance: Gender-Based Pricing and Why it Costs More to be a Woman

Michael Cone, a trade lawyer who’s been fighting gender price discrimination for two decades, talks to Yahoo! Finance about the Pink Tax.

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The Huffington Post: "The Woman Tax" and Surprising Reason Why Women Pay More Than $1,300 a Year

The Huffington Post interviews Michael T. Cone, trade attorney, who explains these costs and how woman can opt out of the "woman tax".

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New York Times - In Apparel, All Tariffs Aren’t Created Equal (2007)

Uncle Sam wants to know what's in your pants before deciding how much import taxes to assess on your shoes and clothes (2007 front page New York Times article)

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