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Women Trail Men in Recovering Jobs

By Sara Murray
The Wall Street Journal

"A large part of the problem is that women are disproportionately represented in state and local governments—and that is where many jobs are being cut now. 'It was a very broad and deep recession for everybody," said Heidi Hartmann, president of the Institute for Women's Policy Research, but "where the cuts have affected women more than men is in state and local government.'"

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