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Georgia Near Bottom for Working Moms

Mother’s Day is this weekend and a recent study compared states to see which were best and worst for working moms. Seventy-four percent of women with children were in the workforce in 2023. Cassandra Happe is an analyst with the personal finance website WalletHub. She says they studied 17 different factors in compiling the report.
She discussed Georgia's number 43 overall ranking, as well as well the state did succeeded with WUGA.
Massachusetts was the top-rated state for working mothers and Alabama was the lowest.

Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!