Several Bay Area House members were among those at the White House this morning as President Barack Obama signed his first bill into law — the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, which would clarify that every paycheck or other compensation resulting from an earlier discriminatory pay decision constitutes a Civil Rights Act violation. (More on the bill here.)
Lotsa photos, courtesy of the office of Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, after the jump…
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President Barack Obama signing the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act; note House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco, and House Education and Labor Committee Chairman George Miller, D-Martinez, standing behind him.
Rep. Lynn Woolsey, D-Petaluma — who chairs the Education and Labor Subcommittee on Workforce Protection — Obama, Payne, Lee and Clarke