Margarita Roman took the day off work today to make the trip from the Yakima Valley to Olympia in order to testify in support of paid family leave.
It's personal for her. Her husband suffers from cancer and she needs to take time off from her work in the fields to care for him. But that's not easy on a farmworker's wages.
Margarita and her husband are just two of the reasons why Washington workers need paid family leave now.