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A seat at the table: Columbia women reflect on Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy

COLUMBIA – Judy Baker reflected on the impact Ginsburg had on her own career as a role model. Holding two master’s degrees — one in divinity and another in health care administration — she has found herself in situations relative to the struggles Ginsburg faced being one of the only women in the room.

“The legislature is male-dominated, and laws are often made without a woman at the table,” Baker said. “People like Ruth Bader Ginsburg were inspirations because they had gone before me and done the things people told them they couldn’t do.”

A seat at the table: Columbia women reflect on Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy

Judy Baker Announces COVID-19 Recovery Agenda to Get Missouri Back on its Feet

COLUMBIA – Democratic state senate nominee for the 19th district, Judy Baker, laid out measures today that comprehensively address what our communities need to fight the consequences of the pandemic. She was joined by state Reps. Kip Kendrick and Martha Stevens, and by former Rep. Vicky Riback Wilson.

The agenda includes five pillars:  ensuring access to healthcare and COVID-19 treatments, helping families maintain stability, reviving the economy, protecting our most vulnerable community members, and preserving democracy.

Baker Proposes Plan to Combat COVID-19 in Bid for State Senate Seat

Judy Baker Announces Bid for State Senate

COLUMBIA – Former State Representative Judy Baker (D-Columbia) announced her bid for State Senate on Thursday. Baker is running in District 19, which represents Boone and Cooper counties. Baker represented Columbia in the Missouri House of Representatives from 2005 to 2009 and served on the budget, health care and education committees. Baker also used to teach economics at Columbia College and health policy at MU.

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