WFW Statement on Ernst, Lee Paid Parental Leave Proposal

WFW Press Release
March 12, 2019

March 12, 2019

Olivia Perez-Cubas
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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Winning For Women (WFW) released the following statement after Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Mike Lee (R-UT) announced a paid parental leave proposal:

“No one should have to choose between working or starting a family. Winning For Women commends Senators Ernst and Lee for proposing a paid family leave plan that helps address the unique challenges of working parents in the 21st century. Many of our grassroots members are suburban women and working moms, and we’re excited to see Republicans talking about issues that matter to them,” said WFW spokeswoman Olivia Perez-Cubas.

ABOUT WINNING FOR WOMEN: Winning For Women is a 501(c)(4) organization that aims (1) to inform the public of national security and free-market policy that will benefit the lives of all Americans, (2) to organize and amplify the voices of women across the country who embrace such, broadening the audience for a strong conservative message, and (3) to expand the ability of right-of-center women to succeed in their pursuit of leadership opportunities, including elected office. WFW works closely with its advisory team of high-profile leaders and supporters. Its Board of Directors includes former U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte, Hudson Institute Chairman Sarah May Stern, and Executive Director Rebecca Schuller.