Minnesotans should be able to work and care for themselves and their families. A paid family and medical leave insurance program is a fair, common-sense solution that would let them do both.

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At this time last year, the Paid Family and Medical Leave Act had been heard in six committees in the Minnesota State Senate and passed off the Senate floor. This year, for the third year in a row, Minnesota House leadership blocked the bill from being heard and new Senate leadership followed suit. Research has shown that PFML programs benefit children, families, and employers. Polls show the public supports it across party lines. Whose interests are lawmakers serving by keeping paid family and medical leave out of the hands of Minnesotans who need it most?
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At this time last year, the Paid Family and Medical Leave Act had been heard in six committees in the Minnesota State Senate and passed off the Senate floor. This year, for the third year in a row, Minnesota House leadership blocked the bill from being heard and new Senate leadership followed suit. Research has shown that PFML programs benefit children, families, and employers. Polls show the public supports it across party lines. Whose interests are lawmakers serving by keeping paid family and medical leave out of the hands of Minnesotans who need it most?

Despite bipartisan public support for paid family and medical leave insurance, three sessions later, our State House still hasn't heard the Paid Family and Medical Leave Act. Tonight, Rep Ecklund asked his colleagues on the House floor to support this legislation -- instead of policies that erode worker rights. Thank you, Rep Ecklund. ... See MoreSee Less

Despite bipartisan public support for paid family and medical leave insurance, three sessions later, our State House still hasnt heard the Paid Family and Medical Leave Act. Tonight, Rep Ecklund asked his colleagues on the House floor to support this legislation -- instead of policies that erode worker rights. Thank you, Rep Ecklund.

Senator Susan Lawson Kent is fighting to make sure that Minnesotans have paid family and medical leave when they need it most. More here: ow.ly/CH3e3096Hs8 ... See MoreSee Less

Senator Susan Lawson Kent is fighting to make sure that Minnesotans have paid family and medical leave when they need it most. More here: http://ow.ly/CH3e3096Hs8

It's official! We're thrilled to announce that the Paid Family & Medical Leave Act of 2017 was introduced today by Senator Susan Lawson Kent and Representative Jason Metsa. Now let's get it passed! Read about the legislation here: paidfamilyleavemn.org/the-legislation/ ... See MoreSee Less

Its official! Were thrilled to announce that the Paid Family & Medical Leave Act of 2017 was introduced today by Senator Susan Lawson Kent and Representative Jason Metsa. Now lets get it passed! Read about the legislation here: http://paidfamilyleavemn.org/the-legislation/