Childcare provider unionizing bill stalls
ST. PAUL – An 11-11 tie in the Senate Finance Committee stalled a bill that would allow child care providers and personal care attendants to unionize.
While there remain several ways the bill could be revived, Monday’s vote was the first rejection in what generally had been partisan debate this legislative session. Democratic Sens. Barb Goodwin of Columbia Heights and Terri Bonoff of Minnetonka joined Republicans in voting against the measure.
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