(St. Paul, MN) -- A plan for state-run paid family and medical leave insurance is heading to Governor Walz's desk.
The final version of the bill was passed by the Minnesota House Thursday. It provides up to 12 weeks of paid family leave and/or up to 12 weeks of paid medical leave each year, capping the total combined leave at 20 weeks. It will be funded by a payroll tax of 0.7%
Governor Walz has vowed to sign the legislation into law. You can read the bill by clicking here.