Maryland politics

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

O’Malley Calls for Minimum Wage Hike in Speech

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley will use his final State of the State address on Thursday to urge lawmakers to raise the state’s minimum wage.


U.S. Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Ruppersberger to Seek Re-Election to Congress

Democratic Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, who had been considering a run for Maryland governor, says he will seek re-election to Congress.


Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley.

Minimum Wage Hike Among O’Malley’s Top Legislative Priorities

Gov. Martin O’Malley planned to release his legislative priorities Monday.


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Md. Senate President Warns of Difficulty Raising Minimum Wage

Maryland’s Senate president is bracing his colleagues for a difficult debate over raising the state’s minimum wage.