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Md. Commission Approves Rate Hike For Pepco

The Maryland Public Service Commission has approved an electricity rate hike for Pepco, but less than the utility requested.

07/02/2014

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Economist: 2018 Minimum Wage Will Be Worth $9.25

An economic analyst says changes made to Maryland’s minimum wage increase bill will mean $875 a year less in a full-time worker’s yearly earnings, compared to Gov. Martin O’Malley’s original plan.

04/18/2014

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General Assembly Candidates Asked To State Positions On Cigarette Tax Hike

Paying more to smoke. Candidates for seats in the General Assembly are being asked to state their positions on a cigarette tax hike.

04/09/2014

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Md. Senate Advances Minimum Wage Hike

A measure to raise Maryland’s minimum wage has moved a step further.

04/04/2014

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Md. House Approves Minimum Wage Hike

The Maryland House of Delegates has approved phasing in an increase in the state’s minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 by 2017.

03/07/2014

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O’Malley Holds Roundtable With Business Owners To Talk Minimum Wage Hike

Gov. Martin O’Malley visited Upper Marlboro for a discussion with businesses owners who support a minimum wage increase.

03/06/2014

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Democrats Hope To Force House Vote On Minimum Wage Hike

House Democrats said Thursday they will try to highlight GOP resistance to a higher minimum wage with a tactical maneuver meant to bring new attention to an issue they consider a political winner.

02/13/2014

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Md. State Parks Promote New Year Hikes

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources wants you to get off the sofa and go outside on New Year’s Day.

01/01/2014

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Montgomery Co. Executive To Appeal Pepco Rate Hike

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett says he’ll appeal the Maryland Public Service Commission’s decision to grant Pepco a $27.9 million rate increase and a new surcharge to improve grid reliability.

07/31/2013

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Gas Tax, Toll Rates Increase Just Before July Fourth

The gas tax increase is now in effect and that means you’re paying more at the pump.

07/01/2013

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A Necessary Evil? Gas Tax, Toll Rates Increase Monday

Maryland drivers will wake up to different costs on the road and at the pump. Effective Monday, toll rates will increase and the gas tax will too.

06/30/2013

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Tuition Will Increase For Students Attending College In Maryland

Students at Maryland’s state universities will be paying a little more next school year.

05/16/2013

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