Maryland Bill To Raise Minimum Wage To $15 AdvancesThe House gave the bill preliminary approval on Wednesday. Delegates may vote on the legislation this week. The measure would then go to the Senate.
Maryland Local Leaders Stand Behind The Fight For $15Mayor Pugh and county executives are on board, encouraging lawmakers to make $15 an hour the state minimum wage.
Maryland Democrats Outline Legislative PrioritiesCutting prescription drug costs and ensuring health insurance coverage for people with pre-existing medical problems are some of the top priorities for Maryland Democrats this legislative session.
New Bill Would Increase Maryland Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour By 2023The federal rate is $7.25 per hour, while in Maryland it's currently $10.10, but a bill in Annapolis would gradually raise it to $15 an hour by 2023.
Hundreds Rally In Annapolis Over Statewide $15 Minimum WageHundreds rallied in Maryland's capital to push for an increase to the minimum wage statewide by the year 2023.
County Officials In Maryland Hike Minimum Wage To $15 An HourThe Montgomery County Council voted unanimously to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour over a period of years.
Minimum Wage Increases In Md.The New Year brings a pay raise to thousands of the Maryland's minimum wage workers. Derek Valcourt has more on the increase and what it means to businesses and its workers.
Maryland Senate Approves Minimum Wage IncreaseThe Maryland Senate voted Saturday to increase the state's minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8 in January, the first in a series of incremental hikes that will lead to a $10.10 wage in July 2018.
Panel Keeps Minimum Wage Statewide; Cuts IndexingA 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.
Gov. O'Malley Backs Bill To Raise Minimum Wage By Almost $3Pushing 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.
Rally Planned On Md. Minimum Wage Ahead Of DebateSupporters 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.