U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce Endorses Mary Rose Wilcox for Arizona's 7th Congressional District; A Powerhouse Leader for Women, Arizona and America

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2014 -- "I am proud to announce the endorsement of the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce (http://www.uswcc.org) for Mary Rose Wilcox in the race for Arizona's 7th Congressional District," stated Margot Dorfman, CEO. "Mary Rose Wilcox is a powerhouse community-focused leader with a long, strong and proven record of fighting every day to support the needs and values of her district."

"Mary Rose Wilcox is also a champion of women's economic priorities, receiving a one-hundred percent rating from the Women's Chamber. She is committed to a positive economic environment for women workers and business owners, American job creation, fair pay, a fair minimum-wage, family-friendly workplaces, access to affordable/quality healthcare and birth control, tax policies that support a vibrant middle class and access to capital and federal contracts for women-owned firms," continues Dorfman.

"Mary Rose Wilcox is also a small business owner who will be a watchdog in Congress to assure that the Small Business Administration is fairly distributing their resources through small business loans," adds Dorfman. "Mary Rose Wilcox has already shown her support of women-owned suppliers; while serving as Maricopa County Supervisor she assured contracts to build Chase Field included women- and minority-owned suppliers."

"Growing the number of strong women leaders in Congress is critical to assuring that women's economic priorities are advanced," adds Dorfman. "The economic success of women is directly linked to American prosperity. Seventy percent of women work and seventy-two percent of mothers work. A record forty percent of all households with children under eighteen include mothers who are either the sole or primary source of income for their family. Women own nearly thirty percent of all firms in Arizona employing more than 147,000 workers," continues Dorfman.

"Mary Rose Wilcox will be a workhorse for her district and the economic prosperity of all American families in the U.S. Congress. We are proud to endorse her candidacy."

For more information on women candidates visit http://www.IVoteForWomen.org. The U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce unifies the collective strength of women in the U.S. economy. Using a platform of influence, innovation, and opportunity, the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce works with and for its members to grow successful businesses and careers. For additional information, go to http://www.uswcc.org or call 888-418-7922.