UPDATE: Hogan Vetoes Maryland Democrats’ Paid Sick Leave Bill

Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday vetoed legislation that would have required employers with more than 15 workers to allow them to earn paid sick leave, setting up a potential veto override fight when state lawmakers return to Annapolis later this year or next.

The Republican governor blamed the Democrat-dominated General Assembly for rejecting what he called his “common-sense” bill that would have created incentives for employers to offer sick leave. Instead, they passed a measure he said would force small businesses to lay off employees or shut their doors.


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