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  • Craig Beyler

Family Leave Bill Receives Great Press

There is great momentum behind the bill and its very popular among Marylanders. Be sure to reach out to your Senator and Delegate(s) to show your support. thx! Check out your favorite newsite below.


Yesterday the House Economic Matters Committee heard testimony on HB 839 (Time to Care Act). The hearing received coverage in both the Baltimore and DC media markets:

Family Medical Leave Insurance Legislation Gets First Airing of Session

Maryland Matters

https://www.marylandmatters.org/2020/02/25/valderrama-proposes-family-medical-leave-insurance-legislation/

Lawmakers Discuss Maryland Family Leave Bill (see attached billboard photo promoting the story!)

WJZ

https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2020/02/24/hearing-set-for-maryland-bill-to-provide-family-leave/

Hearing Set for Maryland Bill to Provide Family Leave

WBAL Radio

https://www.wbal.com/article/437742/2/hearing-set-for-maryland-bill-to-provide-family-leave/amp?__twitter_impression=true

Maryland House to Review Family Leave Bill that Would Give 12 Weeks Off to Nee Parents

WJLA

https://wjla.com/news/local/maryland-house-to-review-family-leave-bill-that-would-give-12-weeks-off-to-new-parents?jwsource=twi

The Associated Press coverage in AM created buzz before the hearing. It was featured on WTOP, WJZ, NBC4, the Washington Post, Washington Times, Herald Mail, US News and World Report and dozens of other outlets around the country.

Maryland Measure Would Create Family Leave Insurance Pool

Associated Press

https://apnews.com/35bfb21a3ddc500a2860019e0bff8c94.