The vote of the Republican-controlled Senate Committee on Labor and Regulatory Reform split 3-2 along party lines. The committee chair opted for a paper ballot vote, rather than convening face-to-face.
Earlier this month a large crowd gathered for a public hearing, which stretched from morning into the evening. Tuesday's vote advances the bill to the full Senate, which is likely to take it up next week.
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