Mental health is just as important as physical health to a child's well-being.

Mental health is just as important as physical health to a child's well-being.

Paid FMLA Bill is Top Priority for Senate Democrats

In the Connecticut state Senate, the Family and Medical Leave bill is the number one priority this year. The opposition argues that it will be very expensive, but the state’s democratic senators see the bill as necessary to extend the option of paid leave to everyone, whether they are having a child, come down with an illness, or are caring for an ill family member. The bill was up for a debate at a public hearing a few weeks ago.

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