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Maryland General Assembly Gives Final OK to Democrats’ Sick Leave Bill

The General Assembly gave final approval Wednesday to a landmark bill extending paid sick leave to almost 700,000 Maryland workers, setting up a likely clash with Gov. Larry Hogan over his promised veto.

The House of Delegates approved the Senate version of the bill by a veto proof margin, 87-53, sending it to the Republican governor.

If Hogan carries through with his veto threat, that would set up an override vote as one of the first items of business when the legislature convenes in an election year next January. Last month, Hogan promised to veto the Democratic-sponsored legislation, deriding it as politically motivated.

Read the full article from The Baltimore Sun.

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