Here’s what to look for in President Joe Biden’s debut State of the Union speech

BY: - March 1, 2022

Biden will urge lawmakers to send him legislation that would lower prescription drug prices, reduce how much families pay for child care and create a national paid family and medical leave program.

How paid leave, a tax cut for the rich, and more could get axed from Biden’s social policy bill

BY: and - November 27, 2021

Any changes made in the Senate will mean the bill must return to the House for another vote before it could be signed into law.


We’re failing our workers: Pa. needs paid family & medical leave | Opinion

BY: - October 15, 2021

Only 19% of the U.S. workforce has access to paid family leave through their employer, with low-wage workers even less likely to have it compared to their high-wage counterparts.


We need paid parental leave for all Pennsylvanians This is how to make it happen | Opinion

BY: - December 18, 2020

The research on both mother and infant health in the weeks following childbirth indicates that lengthier and more supportive post-birth leaves are essential.


COVID-19 in Pa.: At a time of crisis, protecting workers is All-American | Opinion

BY: - April 16, 2020

All American workers deserve paid maternity and paternity leave, paid sick and vacation leave, and guaranteed access to affordable healthcare.

Congress is talking about paid family leave. Will they do anything? 

BY: - January 29, 2020

Democrats and Republicans in Congress seem to agree on expanding access to paid family leave. But they disagree on how to do it. 

Pa’s Houlahan: Deal on paid family leave for federal employees is ‘huge news” for American families   

BY: - December 11, 2019

By Allison Winter WASHINGTON — Lawmakers have reached a landmark agreement on paid parental leave for federal workers that could institute paid time off for civilian employees for the first time. The measure would give federal workers 12 weeks of paid leave to care for a newborn or adopted child — extending the same benefits […]