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Dueling paid sick leave plans under debate

Dueling paid sick leave plans under debate

State lawmakers, intent on passing some version of a law that would require employers to offer paid sick leave to their workers this year, began Thursday to sort through the details of two competing proposals.

A proposal by General Assembly Democrats would benefit more people and expect employers to bear the costs. A proposal by Republican Gov. Larry Hogan would apply to fewer people, and would offer smaller employers a tax credit that could cost the state up to $60 million per year.

Both plans would extend paid leave benefits to hundreds of thousands of workers who currently lack it. Business leaders told a Senate committee Thursday that they did not support either...