Minimum Wage Increase

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.
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.
O'Malley Calls For $10 Minimum Wage In MarylandMaryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is calling for an increase in the state's minimum wage to at least $10 per hour.
D.C. To Push For $11.50 Minimum WageThe D.C. Council could vote as early as December on a bill that would raise the city's minimum wage to $11.50 an hour by July 2016, one of the nation's highest, according to a key councilmember.
Md. Senate Panel Weighs Minimum Wage IncreaseMaryland's minimum wage earners say they need a raise and some state lawmakers agree. A bill that would increase the state's minimum wage from $7.25 to $10 by 2015 was taken up Thursday by the Senate Finance Committee.
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.
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