JP Morrell

Wallis Watkins

A handful of Democratic legislators are pushing a plan to provide paid family and medical leave for working families in Louisiana.

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For the first time in about a decade, the Louisiana Legislature is set to consider ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment.  If successful, Louisiana would be the last state needed to adopt the amendment - ensuring the equal rights of men and women - to the U.S. Constitution.