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Obama To Raise Federal, Military Pay By 1 Percent

President Barack Obama is offering civilian federal workers and members of the military a 1 percent pay increase in 2015, the same raise he offered last year citing efforts to keep government costs down during the economic recovery.

08/29/2014

gas tax

Md. Gas Tax Set To Go Up Less Than Half A Penny

Round two in the state gas tax hike. Starting Tuesday, the second phase of the gas tax goes into effect.

06/30/2014

MONEY GENERIC

Property Taxes To Rise For 5th Year In Wicomico

Property taxes are rising in Wicomico County for the fifth consecutive year.

06/04/2014

smoking

Md. Health Group Pushes For $1 Tobacco Tax Hike

The cost to keep smoking in Maryland may soon get even steeper. Another tobacco tax hike is being pushed for 2015.

05/28/2014

minimum wage

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

autism

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

minimum wage

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

minimum wage

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

minimum wage

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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