State legislation could raise the age to purchase tobacco and vapor products in Maryland from 18 to 21. Another bill would prohibit vapes from being sold in packaging that appeals to minors.
With the release of campaign fundraising reports Wednesday night, the races for Congressional seats in Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties reached their first important benchmark.
Democrats applauded when the Maryland House passed a minimum wage increase to $10.10 per hour after a heated debate.
Several Republican lawmakers voiced persisting opposition to Gov. Martin O’Malley’s measure to raise the Maryland minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, proposing a slew of changes to the bill on that would chip away at many of its provisions.