Governor Corzine Signs Sweeney-Buono Paid Family Leave Bill

At a bill signing ceremony in the Statehouse Annex today, Governor Jon Corzine signed S-786, sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Steve Sweeney, D-Gloucester, and Senate Budget Committee Chair Barbara Buono, D-Middlesex, to provide temporary paid family leave benefits to New Jersey’s workforce.

Senate Majority Leader Steve Sweeney’s remarks at the bill signing ceremony for his paid family leave bill Senate Majority Leader Steve Sweeney’s remarks at the bill signing ceremony for his paid family leave bill. (5:06)
Senator Barbara Buono’s remarks at the bill signing ceremony for her paid family leave bill Senator Barbara Buono’s remarks at the bill signing ceremony for her paid family leave bill. (3:22)