The government’s estimate of autism has moved up again to 1 in 68 U.S. children, a 30 percent increase in two years.
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.
Maryland lawmakers will receive a 15.7 percent pay raise over the next four years.
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.
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.
Gov. Martin O’Malley visited Upper Marlboro for a discussion with businesses owners who support a minimum wage increase.
The Maryland House of Delegates on Wednesday turned against Gov. Martin O’Malley’s plan to tie the minimum wage to inflation.
Dozens rally in Annapolis in support of a new plan to raise the minimum wage, but not everybody’s in favor.
The Montgomery County Council has voted to establish a county minimum wage and raise that hourly rate to $11.50 by 2017.
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.
High school graduation rates are on the rise in Maryland.
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.