MINNESOTA - Much has been made of a new law that legalizes same-sex marriage in Minnesota, effective Aug. 1. But eight lesser-known laws also take effect on Thursday.
Among them is a new law that adds adult children, spouses, parents, grandparents and step-parents to the family members an employee can take paid sick days to care for. It applies to companies with 21 or more workers.
Another law aims to help Minnesotans struggling to make mortgage payments by offering homeowners new leverage under tighter foreclosure rules.
Yet another law targets pranksters who dial 911...