Candice Giove, a spokesperson for the state Senate Republicans, clarified Renna’s stance.
“Angi Renna helps equal pay for ladies, however made the purpose that girls are succesful, good and might stand on their very own two ft,” Giove mentioned.
In a video posted on her Fb web page, Renna responded to the mailer and accused her opponent, Democratic candidate John Mannion, of detrimental techniques.
“I don’t assist ladies getting paid much less males,” she mentioned. “In reality, when you take a look at my historical past, I used to be the president of a ladies’s enterprise group serving to ladies with instructional and mentorship assets. And I’ve spent a few years with that group and I am nonetheless an lively member. I’ve many buddies who’re ladies enterprise homeowners, as I do purchasers.”
Renna is the president of Sterling Monetary Group, a monetary administration agency in Liverpool. She was president of Ladies’s Enterprise Alternatives Connection, a bunch of central New York ladies in enterprise.
She additionally criticized Mannion, D-Geddes and Democrats for altering a photograph of her within the mailer. Within the mailer, Renna is proven standing subsequent to a picture that implies she doesn’t assist equal pay for ladies. Renna mentioned within the precise photograph, which was edited for the mailer, she was standing subsequent to a poster commemorating the a hundredth anniversary of ladies successful the best to vote. The Citizen confirmed this after being offered the unique picture.