Minimum Wage Increases In Md.The New Year brings a pay raise to thousands of the Maryland's minimum wage workers. Derek Valcourt has more on the increase and what it means to businesses and its workers.
Maryland Senate Approves Minimum Wage IncreaseThe Maryland Senate voted Saturday to increase the state's minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8 in January, the first in a series of incremental hikes that will lead to a $10.10 wage in July 2018.
Panel Keeps Minimum Wage Statewide; Cuts IndexingA panel of Maryland lawmakers voted Monday to increase the state's minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 an hour over three years, but lawmakers stripped out a proposal to index future increases to inflation.
Gov. O'Malley Backs Bill To Raise Minimum Wage By Almost $3Pushing for higher pay. The governor backs a bill that would raise the state's minimum wage by almost $3--but some business owners say that could backfire.
Rally Planned On Md. Minimum Wage Ahead Of DebateSupporters of a higher minimum wage plan to rally in Annapolis, but business owner Mark Pringle says higher wages would mean higher prices at his ice cream shops.
Md. Families Ask Politicians To Raise Minimum WageThere are growing calls across the country and right here in Maryland to raise the minimum wage. Struggling families are making an emotional plea to politicians.