Maryland Governor Proposes Alternative Paid Sick Leave Bill - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Maryland Governor Proposes Alternative Paid Sick Leave Bill

Posted: 11/28/2017 12:35:00 -05:00 Updated:
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced his proposal of a new paid sick leave bill. (Photo: Larry Hogan Facebook page) Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced his proposal of a new paid sick leave bill. (Photo: Larry Hogan Facebook page)

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP/WBOC)- Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is proposing a new paid sick leave bill.

Hogan said Tuesday he'll introduce the Paid Leave Compromise Act on the first day of the next legislative session in January.

The Republican governor vetoed a bill passed earlier this year by the Democrat-controlled General Assembly. That bill requires businesses with 15 or more employees to provide five days of paid sick leave. But Hogan says the bill would hurt small businesses.

Hogan is proposing to phase in sick leave over three years for businesses with 25 or more employees. He also wants to create a $100 million tax incentive.

The legislature could override Hogan's veto. But it would be a close vote in the Senate, where all 29 Democrats who voted for the bill would need to vote for the override.

 
User: Larry Hogan To: link

 

  • Most Popular VideosMost Popular VideosMore>>

  • Crews Cleanup Chesapeake Bay Debris Following Record Rainfall

    Crews Cleanup Chesapeake Bay Debris Following Record Rainfall

    Earlier this Summer, flooding in areas up north has brought tons of freshwater and debris down through the Susquehanna River. The debris passes through the Conowingo Dam and ends up in the Chesapeake Bay. Most of the debris consists of large tree trunks and limbs. Now, Maryland's Department of Natural Resources says a lot has been cleared in the upper Bay, but four months later, the cleanup continues.

    More

    Earlier this Summer, flooding in areas up north has brought tons of freshwater and debris down through the Susquehanna River. The debris passes through the Conowingo Dam and ends up in the Chesapeake Bay. Most of the debris consists of large tree trunks and limbs. Now, Maryland's Department of Natural Resources says a lot has been cleared in the upper Bay, but four months later, the cleanup continues.

    More
  • One Injured in Salisbury Shooting, State Police Investigating

    One Injured in Salisbury Shooting, State Police Investigating

    Maryland State Police said one man was injured in a shooting Wednesday night. It happened in the area of Richmond Avenue and West Road shortly before 8:30 p.m. Troopers said one man was shot. He was taken to Peninsula Regional Medical Center, where he was treated and is expected to be released sometime Wednesday night.

    More

    Maryland State Police said one man was injured in a shooting Wednesday night. It happened in the area of Richmond Avenue and West Road shortly before 8:30 p.m. Troopers said one man was shot. He was taken to Peninsula Regional Medical Center, where he was treated and is expected to be released sometime Wednesday night.

    More
  • 7 PM WEATHER DEC. 12,2018

    7 PM WEATHER DEC. 12,2018

Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices