Girl power

    New Jersey State Sen. Diane Allen will represent her state and eight other at the National Order of Women Legislators.

    Allen was appointed regional director of the nonpartisan organization of current and former female lawmakers, the Burlington County Times reports. The state’s 7th District Republican will represent Pennsylvania, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New York, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.


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