We’re heading into the weekend thankful that a shutdown was averted but wondering where the loyal antagonists are in the Federal Government right now as we stand on the precipice of a Constitutional crisis.
Some of our Alums weighed in.
Sarah Longwell, key conservatives, and Republicans for the Rule of Law with some tweets, retweets, and video for historical context:
At the same time, some great news for paid family leave. Hats off to Alum Katie Bethell and her organization Paid Leave US for her work on this issue and recent wins. It was a big week for conversations that have really moved the needle on this issue.
From Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s facebook page: Reintroduction of the #FamilyAct
From NYT: The Real Mommy War Is Against the State
From New Hampshire Public Radio: Paid Family Medical Leave Clears N.H. Senate After Long, Testy Floor Debate
From the Washington Examiner (a counterpoint): Americans love paid family leave -- until they learn what it costs them
Alum Katie Harbath and her team continue their work on elections around the world. Here’s the latest from her:
Lori Brewer Collins and Loretta Yenson are getting ready to announce the next 24 leaders invited to 2019’s CtK.Campfire. Look for that announcement March 1st!
Have a great weekend!