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Democrats Hope To Force House Vote On Minimum Wage Hike

House Democrats said Thursday they will try to highlight GOP resistance to a higher minimum wage with a tactical maneuver meant to bring new attention to an issue they consider a political winner.

02/13/2014

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Minimum Wage Debate Focuses On Entire Md. Economy

Maryland lawmakers will be hearing testimony on a measure to raise the state’s minimum wage.

02/11/2014

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Meetings Set For Wage Bill, Health Exchange Panel

Gov. Martin O’Malley plans to testify in support of a minimum wage increase when House and Senate committees take up the bill this week.

02/10/2014

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Study Looks At Impact Of Minimum Wage Hike In Md.

A study on raising the minimum wage in Maryland is warning about some of the negative impacts an increase would have on businesses, particularly on the hospitality industry and food services.

02/10/2014

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Md. Democratic Lawmakers Join Religious Leaders In Rally For Minimum Wage Increase

Maryland’s Democratic lawmakers pushing for a raise in the minimum wage are getting some help from a coalition of religious leaders.

02/03/2014

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Rally Planned On Md. Minimum Wage Ahead Of Debate

Supporters 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.

02/02/2014

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Working It Out: Obama Speaks About Minimum Wage At Maryland Costco

President Barack Obama took his State of the Union address on the road, bringing his message directly to the public. He kicked things off Wednesday morning right here in Maryland.

01/29/2014

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White House Warns Obama Could Go Around Congress To Close Economic Gap

President Barack Obama will work with Congress where he can and circumvent lawmakers where he must, his top advisers warned Sunday in previewing Tuesday’s State of the Union speech.

01/26/2014

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Miller Warns Of Difficulty Raising Minimum Wage

Maryland’s Senate president on Thursday braced his colleagues for a difficult debate over raising the state’s minimum wage and asked senators to be open to compromise.

01/16/2014

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Raise The Wage Rally In Annapolis Calls For Statewide Hourly Increase To $10.10

Dozens rally in Annapolis in support of a new plan to raise the minimum wage, but not everybody’s in favor.

01/14/2014

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O’Malley Calls For $10 Minimum Wage In Maryland

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is calling for an increase in the state’s minimum wage to at least $10 per hour.

01/12/2014

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Gov. O’Malley Says He Will Focus On Minimum Wage Hike

Gov. Martin O’Malley says he will be focusing his energy on raising the state’s minimum wage in his last legislative session as Maryland’s governor.

01/07/2014

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