– The Wall Street Journal
Increased COVID-19 vaccinations, lower case counts fuel broad rollback of restrictions.
– The New York Times
Prices are rising fast, in ways that seem temporary, yet this could change expectations in ways that are self-reinforcing.
The American Families Plan currently does not explicitly include chosen and extended family in its paid leave protections, but it does say access will be expanded. As Sherry Leiwant and Jared Make, the leaders of A Better Balance, a paid family leave and reduced-cost child care programs advocacy group, told Vox, it will be up to groups like theirs to push lawmakers to ensure inclusivity in the congressional version of the plan.
The plaintiffs name Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel as a defendant, claiming she failed to reverse an unconstitutional opinion issued by her predecessor that allowed the amendments to take hold before the laws were passed, delaying a $12 minimum wage to 2030 and softening proposed sick leave requirements.