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Paid sick leave laws stand in TX, for now

A bill to invalidate some paid sick leave ordinances in Texas died in the state Legislature, but business interest groups are not giving up. Public finance fellow Joyce Beebe discusses whether paid sick leave laws are bad for businesses. Bauer Business Focus: https://bit.ly/2Wsz5C6