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.
Prices at the pump have taken a dramatic rise. If you haven’t filled up lately, you’ll see it soon.
City homeowners and businesses will see a spike in their water bills to the tune of 15 percent. City leaders say they need to repair the aging pipes and water mains.
The gas tax increase is now in effect and that means you’re paying more at the pump.
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.
In just nine days, Maryland gets its first gas tax increase in 20 years. It’s meant to fund transportation projects statewide.
Students at Maryland’s state universities will be paying a little more next school year.
Montgomery County officials say new state mandates will drive up spending on the county’s school system by $100 million over the next four years.