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U.S. Autism Estimate Rises To 1 In 68 Children

The government’s estimate of autism has moved up again to 1 in 68 U.S. children, a 30 percent increase in two years.

03/27/2014

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Minimum Wage Hike Hearing Set In Annapolis

There’s been some movement towards resolving an issue holding up Governor Martin O’Malley’s minimum wage bill. A Senate committee could be voting soon on the proposal to raise the wage to $10.10 an hour.

03/26/2014

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Md. Lawmakers To Get 15 Percent Pay Hike

Maryland lawmakers will receive a 15.7 percent pay raise over the next four years.

03/22/2014

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Minimum Wage Increase Hits Senate Roadblock

The pay rate for social workers who help the developmentally disabled has become a roadblock for the minimum wage bill and legislators hope to reach a resolution in a meeting with the governor’s staff Thursday.

03/21/2014

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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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Md. House Rejects Minimum Wage Indexing

The Maryland House of Delegates on Wednesday turned against Gov. Martin O’Malley’s plan to tie the minimum wage to inflation.

03/05/2014

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Raise The Wage Rally In Annapolis Calls For Statewide Hourly Increase To $10.10

Dozens rally in Annapolis in support of a new plan to raise the minimum wage, but not everybody’s in favor.

01/14/2014

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Montgomery & Prince George’s Counties Vote To Raise Minimum Wage

The Montgomery County Council has voted to establish a county minimum wage and raise that hourly rate to $11.50 by 2017.

11/27/2013

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Montgomery County Set To Vote On Minimum Wage Increase

The push to raise the minimum wage continues in Maryland. Governor Martin O’Malley and other state lawmakers are in favor of an increase, and now one county is set to vote on it.

11/21/2013

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More Md. High School Students Getting Diplomas In 4 Years

High school graduation rates are on the rise in Maryland.

11/01/2013

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Md. Nets 27.6 Percent More In Gambling Revenue

The opening of Maryland’s largest casino went a long way to helping the state net nearly $830 million in lottery and casino revenues in the last fiscal year — a 27.6 percent increase from the previous one.

08/08/2013

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