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Reporters Update On Maryland General Assembly

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Today an update on the Maryland General Assembly. Late last week, a bill that would require many Maryland employers to provide paid sick leave advanced out of committee. The bill calls for companies with at least 15 employees to offer up to seven days of paid sick leave to full-time workers per year. Smaller companies would have to offer unpaid sick leave.

 
There’s also legislation to make Maryland a sanctuary state for undocumented immigrants. And, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh now has the authority to bypass Governor Hogan to challenge the Trump administration in court. A spokesman for the Governor says that this one of the nearly one hundred bills aimed at limited Governor's Hogan's power since he was elected three years ago.

Tom is joined by Rachel Baye, WYPR's Statehouse reporter;  Erin Cox, The Baltimore Sun's State House bureau chief; and Len Lazarick, editor and publisher for MarylandReporter.com
 

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