Economist: 2018 Minimum Wage Of $10.10 Will Be Worth $9.25An 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.
Recap: What Bills Passed On Final Day Of Legislation In Md.On a busy final day of legislation in Maryland, lawmakers approved the decriminalization of marijuana and a hike in minimum wage.
Maryland Lawmakers Approve Minimum Wage Hike, Marijuana DecriminalizationThe 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.
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.
Maryland Senate Approves Minimum Wage Increase to $10.10 by 2018The 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.
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.
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.
Md. Senate Panel Changes Minimum Wage BillA Maryland Senate panel made substantial changes to a measure to raise the state's minimum wage Wednesday.
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.
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."
Caregivers Push for Minimum Wage IncreasePeople 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.
Sick Leave Bill Left Behind In MarylandLawmakers say efforts to raise Maryland's minimum wage are crowding out the bill that would require employers to offer paid sick leave.
Minimum Wage Increase in Md. Hits Senate RoadblockThe 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.
Battle Over Minimum Wage Continues In MarylandMaryland lawmakers expect to resolve the matter by the day's end, but won't move the minimum wage bill before it's fixed.
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.