Paid family and medical leave bill passes: committee

Connecticut

A bill for paid family and medical leave in Connecticut is moving forward.

The bill passed the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee on Monday by a vote of 27 to 21.

Related: American Heart Association in support of sugary drink tax for Connecticut 

The plan would be funded by a .5 percent payroll tax.

Many business leaders in the state are against the idea.
 

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