Gov. Martin O’Malley
A 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.
Maryland is already moving toward a “two-tier” minimum wage system, where counties will set their own minimums, Gov. Martin O’Malley said. But he wants $10.10 to be the statewide minimum and let counties raise it from there.
A Maryland lawmaker on Tuesday renewed a call for an investigation into the state’s defective health care exchange with a focus on the procurement process of the exchange’s board, which has approved multimillion dollar contracts.
As the debate shapes up over a possible minimum wage increase, the loudest voices on both sides are talking about Maryland’s whole economy — not just the plight of individual workers or employers.
Gov. Martin O’Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown underscored their support for several domestic violence bills moving through the General Assembly at a rally Monday evening in Annapolis.
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.
A group of faith leaders and anti-poverty advocates will speak at a minimum wage rally on Monday with the governor and the Baltimore mayor.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has reported raising nearly $1.7 million last year with his political action committee.
Maryland lawmakers are hearing from victims of domestic violence about how several changes in the law would increase protections for them.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is calling for an increase in the state’s minimum wage to at least $10 per hour.