September 24, 1996
FIRST LADY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON TO HIGHLIGHT PRESIDENT CLINTONíS COMMITMENT TO FAMILIES IN OHIO ON SEPTEMBER 25, 1996
Washington, D.C. -- First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton will visit Ohio on Wednesday, September 25, to highlight President Clintonís commitment to families and to discuss the Administrationís legislative efforts to assist Americaís families.
During her visit, Mrs. Clinton and Dennis Kucinich, a state senator and former mayor of Cleveland who is running for Congress in Ohioís 10th district, will tour the birthing center at Lakewood Hospital. They will also take part in a panel discussion with families and hospital personnel.
Mrs. Clinton will stress the Presidentís support of the 48 hour hospital stay legislation now moving through Congress. This legislation will guarantee that insurance companies pay for 48 hour stays for new mothers and their babies. If the mother has had a cesarean section, she would be able to stay for 96 hours.
In the afternoon, Mrs. Clinton will travel to the Dayton, where she will visit the Childrenís Medical Center and discuss the Presidentís commitment to expanding the Family and Medical Leave law. At the hospital, the First Lady will tour the Almost Home Center, a facility where parents assist in the care of their sick children.
Paid for by Clinton/Gore 96 General Election Committee, Inc.