Gregoire stops work on paid family leave program

09.26.2008 | The News Tribune | The Olympian reports that Gov. Chris Gregoire suspended work on the paid family leave program this week due to the struggling economy. She announced it as evidence of her cost-cutting measures in last night’s debate with Republican challenger Dino Rossi. | More

Helping working mothers benefits the rest of society

05.14.2008 | Everett Herald | My own kids are mostly grown up, so I sought out two younger women this week to hear their perspectives on being a working mother today. Both women recognized that they were fortunate — with two incomes and supportive employers. Even so, struggles with child care, commutes and rising pricesContinue reading “Helping working mothers benefits the rest of society”