Family Values means valuing families
Our nation’s families are facing more challenges than ever, with fewer single-income households, more responsibilities to older generations, fewer long-term stable jobs with benefits and pensions, and increasing challenges to buying and owning homes.
Continuing to expand the definition of "family", in legislation, to include LGBTQ+ partnerships and extended families. Not every family looks the same - and all are deserving of support and protection
Expanding maximum limits on child care tax credits and seeking other ways to provide affordable childcare, including universal pre-k based on New York City's model
Improving provisions for paid family leave, which has a direct economic impact on household earnings and women's ability to stay in the workforce
Continuing to bring home funding to help build robust, 21st century transportation networks and infrastructure projects to ensure quick and convenient commutes