By: KDKA-TV News Staff

HARRISBURG (KDKA) – Governor Tom Wolf’s plan to offer more paid sick leave to state workers who have been vaccinated is facing some pushback.

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Pennsylvania Treasurer Stacy Garrity said the plan to give five days of what she called “verification leave” to workers is fiscally irresponsible.

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She also said it will cost taxpayers more than $100 million.

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However, the Wolf Administration says the incentive will provide resources to keep employees safe during the pandemic and help to end it.