Gov. Dayton says bills to override local wage, sick rules aim to tamp salaries

From the ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS (2/8/17): Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is not a fan of the Republican Legislature’s move to override cities’ wage and sick rules. “This is about the business community trying to keep wages down in Minneapolis and St. Paul,” the Democratic-Farmer-Labor governor said Wednesday. (Duluth may soon consider a paid leave ordinance as well.) … While the governor said he opposes the measures moving through the Legislature, he did not pledge to veto the idea if it reaches his desk. “I’m not going to talk about vetoes because it’s premature,” he said.

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Mark Dayton: Bills to override local wage, sick rules aim to tamp salaries