Who/What: Press conference sponsored by the Washington Family Leave Coalition. Statements by:
- Senator Karen D. Keiser (33rd District-Kent) and Representative Mary Lou Dickerson (36th DistrictSeattle), co-chairs of the Washington State Joint Legislative Task Force on Family Leave Insurance and primary sponsor of related Senate and House legislation.
- Marilyn Watkins, Governor’s Appointee to Joint Legislative Task Force and Policy Director, Economic Opportunity Institute.
- Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, member of Joint Legislative Task Force and Executive Director, MomsRising.
- Representatives from small businesses and childcare centers (names to be announced).
Visual: The Washington Family Leave Coalition will present a large (2 foot by 3 foot) letter addressed to state legislators, signed by dozens of Washington business owners in support of family leave insurance.
When/Where: Thursday, December 13th, 1:00 p.m., Senate Hearing Room 3, J.A. Cherberg Building, Olympia, WA (immediately after the final meeting of the Washington State Joint Legislative Task Force on Family Leave).
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