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"Despite existing data on women’s health outcomes, getting an office established in the first place was not an easy task, said Rosalind Cook, president of the New Orleans League of Women Voters, one of the effort’s earliest supporters.
“We would meet with legislators who didn’t even think there were any disparities in health care,” Cook said. But after years of lobbying legislators — and quite a few concessions — they finally saw success."
The article by Alena Maschke was originally published in The Current Lafayette and can be read here.