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Paid Leave Act heads to full Senate

SANTA FE — Daniel Melgar's mother died in 2020. So too did his father-in-law. In 2021, his father died, and his mother-in-law died.

He needed time off for bereavement. Yet the bills kept coming in.

So his employer at Cafe Castro paid for him to...