Photos from the House Labor and Workforce Development Committee hearing on February 5th, which brought hundreds of people down to Olympia to show their support for Paid Sick Days and Family and Medical Leave Insurance.

Don Orange (at front right), a small business owner from Vancouver, WA, spoke in favor of Family and Medical Leave Insurance

Don Orange (at front right), a small business owner from Vancouver, WA, spoke in favor of Family and Medical Leave Insurance

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Senator Karen Keiser (left) and Rep. Tami Green (right), prime sponsors of the Family and Medical Leave Insurance bill, showing off their storks from MomsRising

Testifying before the Committee (from L to R): Frank Irigon (PSARA), Mark Barfield (father of 8), Don Orange (small business owner) and Sarah Francis (MomsRising)

Testifying before the Committee (from L to R): Frank Irigon (PSARA), Mark Barfield (father of 8), Don Orange (small business owner) and Sarah Francis (MomsRising)

Makini Howell, owner of Plum Bistro, tells legislators her business has grown under Seattle's paid sick days law.

Makini Howell, owner of Plum Bistro, tells legislators her business has grown under Seattle’s paid sick days law.

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