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Subsidies for Diapers, Expanded Family Leave and Free Tampons in Schools Coming to California After Gov. Brown Signs Bills

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Gov. Brown Signs Bills

A family passes by bulk packages of diapers at a Costco store April 4, 2008 in Tucson, Arizona. Read the full story on LATimes.com. Brown Vetoes Plan to Give Vouchers for Diapers to California Families
Gov. A family passes by bulk packages of diapers at a Costco store April 4, 2008 in Tucson, Arizona. Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara). At a public signing ceremony at a Sacramento nonprofit aimed at helping homeless women, Brown touted the new laws as “California showing the way.”
A number of the measures previously had been vetoed by the governor, such as the family leave bill by Sen. Brown Vetoes Bill That Would Have Eliminated Sales Taxes on Diapers, Tampons Jerry Brown on Thursday signed a package of bills meant to address women’s and family issues, including expanding unpaid family leave and helping parents on welfare afford diapers. 36.778261
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Gov. The state currently requires companies with 50 or more employees to give their workers 12 weeks of unpaid leave to care for a newborn or newly adopted child. SB 63 will expand that protection to workers at companies with at least 20 employees. (Credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

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Subsidies for Diapers, Expanded Family Leave and Free Tampons in Schools Coming to California After Gov.