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Slowly Catching Up to Developed World, Newsom's Plan for California Would Provide Longest Paid Family Leave in US


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Slowly Catching Up to Developed World, Newsom's Plan for California Would Provide Longest Paid Family Leave in US

Jessica Corbett, staff writer

In what some are calling a "bold" and "groundbreaking" move—at least by U.S. standards—after being sworn in earlier this week, California's Democratic Gov. Gavin Newson on Thursday proposed the nation's longest paid parental leave as part of his state budget plan.


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Congratulations, California. You just might drag the US, kicking and screaming all the way, into the 20th century. LOTS of catching up remains, but it’s a good start.


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Sterilize!