Senate Finance Committee

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.
Offshore Wind Supporters Hold Rally In Annapolis Putting the wind to work. Maryland's energy future takes center stage in Annapolis. A renewable energy bill that passed the House last week has an uncertain future in the Senate.
Bill Proposes Negotiation Rights For State WorkersA state Senate panel will hear testimony on a bill to expand collective bargaining rights to certain state employees.
Brown To Testify On Domestic Violence BillPeople who leave a job to escape domestic violence would be eligible for unemployment benefits under a measure coming before Maryland lawmakers.