80% of DC agrees: Family comes first.

Exciting news: Public Policy Polling just released a survey of DC voters, and an overwhelming majority - 80 percent! - agreed that DC needs paid family and medical leave.

Of those voters, most supports the full 16-week period of paid leave called for in the paid leave bill currently before the DC Council.

And a staunch majority, 83%, support job protections for those who take paid leave. These voters believe it's critical that people who take paid family leave have a job to return to once they complete their leave.

Read the full poll report here.

A November poll from the Washington Post found parallel support - 82% - for the Council's current paid leave proposal.