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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.


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D.C. Council Votes to Raise Minimum Wage; Prince George’s County Executive Signs Similar Bill

The D.C. Council has voted to raise the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour by 2016.