ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s minimum wage is going up a quarter.
It increases from $8 to $8.25 on Wednesday.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: 17 Deaths Reported Saturday As Hospitalizations Continue To Decline
The increase is one of several approved by the Maryland General Assembly last year, when then-Gov. Martin O’Malley made the increase a priority of his last legislative session as governor.READ MORE: Preakness Back To Semi-Normal With 10K Fans Expected At Pimlico Saturday
The first increase took effect in January, when the wage went from $7.25 to $8.
It is set to go up again to $8.75 in 2016 and $9.25 in 2017. It is scheduled to reach $10.10 in 2018.MORE NEWS: Two Officers Injured In Crash During A Pursuit In Severna Park
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