Sen. Gillibrand talks Paid Leave in First Iowa Campaign Visit

Three days into her official presidential campaign, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) made an appearance at a town hall in Iowa and answered questions about paid family leave and early childhood education.

Responding to a question about how she would support aging baby boomers, Gillibrand touted the FAMILY Act, which would provide workers up to three months of paid time to care for a family member. Gillibrand is the lead co-sponsor of the FAMILY Act.

Watch Gillibrand’s response below.

The Children’s Policy Coalition is calling on every presidential candidate to address the issues affecting children and families. Candidate responses are shared here for informational purposes only. The Children’s Policy Coalition does not endorse candidates or parties. We’re caucusing for kids!

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