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Md. Lawmakers Enter Last Day of Session

Maryland lawmakers will be putting finishing touches on a marijuana decriminalization bill and an increase in the minimum wage Monday on the last day of the state’s legislative session.

04/07/2014

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Maryland Senate Approves Minimum Wage Increase to $10.10 by 2018

The 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.

04/05/2014

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Md. Senate Advances Minimum Wage Increase

he Maryland Senate advanced a measure to raise the state’s minimum wage on Friday, paving the way for a vote as soon as this weekend.

04/04/2014

President Barack Obama speaks about his proposal to raise the federal minimum wage at the University of Michigan on April 2, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Mich. (credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Obama: Republicans’ Economic Plan Is Like The Movie ‘Groundhog Day’

Pressing his economic case in an election year, President Barack Obama came to Michigan on Wednesday to praise the state’s ongoing effort to raise the minimum wage — and to accuse Republicans who oppose that step in Michigan and in Congress of standing in the way of prosperity for millions of Americans.

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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Minimum Wage Hike Hearing Set in Annapolis

A provision to give certain social workers an extra pay increase is still holding up the minimum wage bill. More than 200 developmentally disabled residents and their caregivers converged on Annapolis Wednesday to help push the provision through.

03/26/2014

Vice President Joe Biden talks with Florida Avenue Grill owner Imar Hutchins after visiting the restaurant March 26, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Biden visited the diner to highlight the administration's efforts to raise the national minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Biden: Raising Minimum Wage ‘Good for Business’

Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that many restaurant owners support raising the tipped minimum wage for waiters and waitresses, calling the boost in pay “good for business overall.”

03/26/2014

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Caregivers Push for Minimum Wage Increase

People who provide care for the disabled are coming to Annapolis to push for an increase in direct care rates, if Maryland increases the state’s minimum wage.

03/26/2014

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Sick Leave Bill Left Behind In Maryland

Lawmakers say efforts to raise Maryland’s minimum wage are crowding out the bill that would require employers to offer paid sick leave.

03/25/2014

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Minimum Wage Increase in Md. Hits Senate Roadblock

The pay rate for social workers who help the developmentally disabled has become a roadblock for the minimum wage bill and legislators hope to reach a resolution.

03/20/2014

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