February 2, 2016
"I have a four year old. I remember having the ability to take leave from work so that I could bond with my child. So that I could establish the relationship with her that was necessary for her growth and essential to her well-being. And I think it's essential for parents not to have to choose between taking their child to the doctor or going to work," said Assemblywoman Walker, discussing legislation which passed the Assembly providing for paid family leave in New York. A.3870-A