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MD Senate passes $15 minimum wage bill

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The Maryland Senate today passed a bill raising the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025, sending the measure to Gov. Larry Hogan’s desk.

Sponsored by Baltimore Sen. Cory McCray, the bill would require companies with more than 15 employees to raise wages by the 2025 deadline. Smaller businesses would have an extra year to hit that mark.

Downtown Partnership endorses statewide $15 minimum wage bill


Downtown Partnership president Kirby Fowler today announced his group supports a state bill to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2023.

City Council Votes to Back State Bill to Raise Minimum Wage

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The Baltimore City Council last night threw its support behind legislation in Annapolis that would bring the statewide minimum wage to the $15-an-hour mark by 2023.

Maryland’s Minimum Wage Goes Up This Weekend


Mayor Catherine Pugh may have rejected a bid to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour in Baltimore, but it’s still getting a little bit of a hike.

No Veto Override Planned in Council for Minimum Wage Bill


Baltimore City Council members today opted not to try for a last-minute push to override Mayor Catherine Pugh’s veto of a bill that would have boosted the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022.

Mayor Pugh Decides to Veto Proposed $15 Minimum Wage Increase

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Mayor Pugh today reneged on a campaign promise to raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 per hour, saying she would rather follow the state’s timeline for increasing hourly wages and will veto a proposed increase approved this week by the City Council.

Poll: Gov. Hogan Enjoying Broad Support Among Marylanders, Despite Dip in Approval from Fall 2016

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Donald Trump’s controversial reign as president so far doesn’t appear to be pulling Gov. Larry Hogan down. Nearly two-thirds of broadly blue Maryland’s voters approve of their Republican governor’s job in office, according to the newest Goucher Poll.