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Economist: 2018 Minimum Wage Of $10.10 Will Be Worth $9.25

An economic analyst says timetable changes made to Maryland’s minimum wage increase bill will mean $875 a year less in a full-time worker’s yearly earnings, compared to Gov. Martin O’Malley’s original plan.

04/18/2014

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Prosecutors Confronting Marijuana Law’s Challenges in Md.

A new law that will decriminalize marijuana in October involves some ambiguities that police and prosecutors are just beginning to confront.

04/14/2014

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O’Malley Signs Bill Expanding Maryland’s Pre-K Program

Gov. Martin O’Malley has signed his first bill of the year, expanding the state’s pre-kindergarten program to another 1,600 children from low-income families.

04/08/2014

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Maryland Lawmakers Approve Minimum Wage Hike, Marijuana Decriminalization

The Maryland General Assembly on Monday gave final approval to incremental increases in the state’s minimum wage over several years to $10.10 by 2018 and to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana possession.

04/07/2014

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Md. House Votes for Dog-Bite Liability Measure

All Maryland dog owners would be equally liable if their dogs bite someone but also would have a chance to defend themselves in court under a bill approved by the Maryland General Assembly on Thursday.

04/03/2014

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Md. OKs Bill on Domestic Violence in Front of Kids

People who commit domestic violence in front of a child will face more time in prison, under a bill passed by the Maryland General Assembly.

04/03/2014

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Md. Senate Panel Changes Minimum Wage Bill

A Maryland Senate panel made substantial changes to a measure to raise the state’s minimum wage Wednesday.

04/02/2014

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Md. Officials to Push for FBI Headquarters in Prince George’s

Maryland officials are gathering to push for relocating a new FBI headquarters in the state.

03/24/2014

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O’Malley, Cummings to Attend Minimum Wage Rally

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings and Gov. Martin O’Malley will meet with the owner and employees of a Catonsville cafe for a minimum wage rally.

03/20/2014

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Maryland Senate Advances $39 Billion Budget

The Maryland Senate advanced the state’s $39 billion budget on Wednesday, finding a quick solution to fill a drop in projected revenues by using money in a long-term plan to strengthen the state’s pension system.

03/12/2014

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