Human Services/Labor Joint Budget Subcommittee meeting

March 16, 2016

At today's Human Services/Labor Joint Budget Subcommittee meeting, Senator Sanders commended his counterparts in the Assembly for including a $15 minimum wage indexed to inflation in their budget proposal and urged his Senate colleagues to do the same. He also voiced his opposition to weakening the Workers Compensation laws and support for Close to Home, cautioning we must carefully consider where to site limited secure placement facilities.