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Supplemental Tax Omnibus Includes Tax Relief, Paid Family Leave

The Senate supplemental tax omnibus bill provides tax relief for working families, helps combat the growing burden of student debt, and creates a new paid leave program for Minnesota workers. The bill passed the Senate with a vote of 37-30 Wednesday. Tax Committee member Senator Kari Dziedzic (DFL-Minneapolis) praised the bill’s focus on families and students.

Supplemental Tax Omnibus Includes Tax Relief for Families

The Senate supplemental omnibus tax bill (H.F. 3931) provides tax relief for working families, helps combat the growing burden of student debt, and creates a new paid leave program for state workers. The bill, authored by Sen. Rod Skoe (DFL-Clearbrook), passed the Senate on a vote of 37-30 Wednesday.

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Paid Family and Medical Leave Act Passes Sen. Torres Ray’s Committee

New protections for Minnesota families promise to remain a major focus of the 2016 Legislative Session, as the Paid Family and Medical Leave Act was heard on Monday in the State and Local Government Committee, on which Sen. Torres Ray serves as chair. The bill received the strong support of many members and advocates for Minnesota families.

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Paid Family and Medical Leave Act

Protections for Minnesota families will be a major focus of the 2016 Legislative Session. The Paid Family and Medical Leave Act was unveiled recently, and proposes to create a statewide insurance program in which “everybody contributes and everybody benefits.” The goal of this legislation is to allow all Minnesota workers to meet the needs of their families without jeopardizing their economic security.

Workplaces need to work for workers

St. Paul, Minn.—Today the Paid Family and Medical Leave Coalition held a press conference headlined by bill chief author Assistant Majority Leader Sen. Katie Sieben (DFL-Cottage Grove). Many DFL Senators attended to show their support for this important bill. The following Senators have released statements of support for paid family and medical leave, a Senate […] Read more