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Lt. Gov. Promotes Minimum Wage In Randallstown

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown plans to promote the minimum wage hike at a Randallstown church.

03/24/2014

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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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O’Malley, Cummings Attend Minimum Wage Rally

Supporters of a bill to raise the state’s minimum wage want to make the most of the time they have left before the General Assembly adjourns next month.

03/20/2014

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Congresswoman Wants Raise For Tipped Workers Too

U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards hopes Maryland’s bill to raise the minimum wage will help inspire a similar increase on the federal level, but she the version that the state House passed hurts tipped workers.

03/19/2014

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Senate Workgroup To Consider Minimum Wage Bill

A workgroup from Maryland’s Senate Finance Committee is set to take up its minimum wage bill.

03/19/2014

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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

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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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Panel Keeps Minimum Wage Statewide; Cuts Indexing

A 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.

03/03/2014

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Democrats Call For Rush On Minimum Wage Increase Bills

More than 20 Democrats in Maryland’s legislature are calling on their colleagues to get the minimum wage increase bills to the House and Senate floor as soon as possible.

02/26/2014

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O’Malley: Minimum Wage Increase Is ‘Pretty Modest’

The Maryland Senate is scheduled to hold a hearing on a proposed minimum wage increase.

02/17/2014

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Gov. O’Malley Backs Bill To Raise Minimum Wage By Almost $3

Pushing 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.

02/15/2014

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