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Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Much closer now for women in the House

A lady may no longer rule the House, but the ladies will be more comfortable while there.

Speaker-designate John Boehner of Ohio plans to ask the official Architect of the Capitol to create a women’s restroom adjacent to the House of Representative’s floor in a space now occupied by the Office of the Parliamentarian. That office — the go-to spot for advice on chamber rules, precedents and practices — will be relocated to other space in the Capitol, to be named.

As it stands, only male House members have access to restrooms near the House floor, a subject of ongoing vexation among female members, who have had to amble over to the (Continues here if they finished the article)

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