Last week Gov. Henry McMaster, surrounded by a bipartisan group of legislators, urged the General Assembly to pass legislation that would give state employees 12 weeks of paid parental leave. Bills introduced by Rep. Beth Bernstein (D-Richland) in the House and Sen. Darrell Jackson (D-Richland) in the Senate would authorize paid family leave. The Policy Post also gives updates on the SC Career Opportunity and Access for All Act, Committee on Children reauthorization, child death investigations, and the SC Child Abuse Response Protocol Act.

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