Paid Family Leave in the News


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WWL First News with Tommy Tucker: Sen. Bill Cassidy on reducing drug prices, illegal immigration, and more View here.

ABC News: Alexis Ohanian's next stop is Congress as he fights for dads to get paid paternity leave View here.

Salon: Is the deeply divided U.S. ready to embrace paid family leave for all? View here.

Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller: Paid Leave For All - Katie Bethell Is Seizing the Moment to Fight for Radical Policy Change View here.

Talk 107.3 FM: Bill Cassidy Talks Surprise Medical Billing View here.

Greater Baton Rouge Business Report: The small business benefits of employee work-life balance View here.

Advocate: Letters: Parents shouldn't have to decide between leaving sick children, securing financial stability View here.

Evoke: Why I'm impatient for paid family and medical leave View here.

TIME: Millions of Americans Could Finally Get Paid Family Leave—If Lawmakers Can Agree On Who Pays View here.

Press Release: Louisiana Families First Celebrates Formation of Bipartisan Senate Paid Family Leave Working Group View here.

KALB: Local parents react to potential paid family leave for Louisiana  View here. 

Louisiana Watchdog: Louisiana Senate will consider paid medical and family leave funded by new tax View here.

Capitol Views: Paid leave on the move View here.

The Advocate: Paid leave for Louisiana families a step closer to reality, but bumpy road ahead View here.

WDSU (NBC): Hot Seat: Louisiana families first and paid family leave View here.

Advocate: Guest column: Paid family leave bill would help Louisiana families View here.

Red River Radio: Louisiana Family Leave Bill To Include 12 Weeks Paid Leave View here. 

Press Conference: Louisiana Families First Coalition Launches Watch here.

Press Conference: Louisiana Families First Coalition Launches Click through photo gallery from launch below

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Press Release: Statewide Coalition Supporting Paid Family and Medical Leave Launches in Louisiana View here.

The Advocate: Louisiana groups pushing paid family, medical leave programs View here.

WWNO (NPR): Without Federal Policy In Place, Democratic Lawmakers Push For Paid Family Leave In Louisiana View here.

Roundtable between Business Leaders and U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy Click through photo gallery from roundtable below

107.9 The Shot: Paid Family and Sick Leave on Deck at The Capitol View here.

KPEL: Paid Family and Sick Leave on Deck At The Capitol Louisiana Network View here.

Louisiana Radio Network: Paid family and sick leave on deck at the Capitol View here.

One Pager on Louisiana Families First Coalition Federal Activity View here.

One Pager on Louisiana Families First Coalition and State Bill View here.

Bloomberg Law: First Bipartisan Paid Family Leave Proposal in the Works View here.

The Advocate: Stephanie Grace: As some try to revive Obamacare replacement, Bill Cassidy should stay quiet View here.

LiveWell Jefferson Podcast Season 2 Episode 3  Listen here.

The Advocate: Letters: ALICE report shows need for better wages
by Phyllis Raabe
View here.

The Advocate: Guest column: Now is time to boost paid family leave, and these Louisiana representatives can help
by Dr. Anna Mitchell Mahoney View here.

Press Release: 82% of Louisianans Support Paid Family and Medical Leave
View here.

The Hayride: Louisianans Need Access to Paid Family Leave
by Felicia Adams
View here. 

The Advocate: Letters: Paid family leave critical for children
by Dr. Stacy Drury
View here. Letter: Paid family leave provides lifelong benefits for children
by Kim Carver
View here.