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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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Wages, Marijuana, Polluted Water All On Md. Agenda

Decriminalizing marijuana, raising the minimum wage and adjusting the fees paid to contain polluted stormwater are all likely to find their way into debates during this year’s legislative session.

01/03/2014

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D.C. Council Sends Minimum Wage Hike To Mayor

The D.C. Council is scheduled to take a final vote on raising the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour by 2016.

12/17/2013

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Md. Lawmakers Outline Session Priorities

A Maryland court ruling requiring poor defendants to have an attorney at initial bail hearings is expected to be a significant issue in the upcoming legislative session, along with a challenging budget situation, debate about raising the minimum wage and revisiting contentious stormwater management fees, leading lawmakers said Friday.

12/13/2013

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Md. Lawmaker To Advocate For Minimum Wage Increase

A state lawmaker from Prince George’s County is highlighting the difficulty of shopping for food as a minimum-wage earner.

12/12/2013

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