Democrats in Congress search for a compromise on minimum wage

The battle over increasing the minimum wage continues as congressional Democrats attempt to negotiate a compromise that might be less than their initial $15 per hour plan. Democrats in February were forced to remove their proposed $15 minimum wage from…

Maryland House votes to approve hike in the minimum wage

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — The House gave preliminary approval to legislation raising the state’s minimum wage to 15 dollars by 2025.

Md. legislators vote to override Gov. Hogan’s bill vetoes

One day after Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, R, vetoed three bills on $15 minimum wage, school districts setting their own calendars and stripping alcohol and tobacco regulation from the state comptroller, the Maryland General Assembly fought back to override him Thursday.

Maryland voters maintain high approval of Hogan

Despite being in a largely Democratic state, Republican Governor Larry Hogan continues to get an overwhelming approval by Marylanders, according to the latest Gonzales Poll.

$15 minimum wage bills under consideration in legislature

Legislation that would increase the minimum hourly wage in Maryland to $15 would mean higher salaries for struggling workers, but may also mean higher prices and companies leaving the state, supporters and opponents told lawmakers this month.

Local officials team up to push for hike in state’s minimum wage

Several county executives and the mayor of Baltimore joined together on Thursday to urge the legislature and Governor to support an effort to increase the statewide minimum wage to $15. Governor Larry Hogan says he’s open to the conversation but isn’t convinced it’s needed because of concerns of the impact it would have on some businesses. 

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 4

WASHINGTON – On this week’s “Washington Bullpen” podcast, Host Jarod Golub talks about the new U.S.-Canada-Mexico trade agreement and Amazon’s minimum wage increase. Danielle Stein and Lauren Koenig from the Capital News Service broadcast bureau join to discuss Thursday’s FBI…

Hogan wins backing of hundreds of former O’Malley donors, records show

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Hundreds of donors that contributed to Democrat Martin O’Malley between 2007 and 2011 are financially backing Republican Larry Hogan as he seeks a second term as Maryland’s governor, according to a Capital News Service analysis of campaign…

Hogan signs budget, teacher retirement plans; Pugh visits

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed two bills on Friday, Baltimore mayor discusses veto of minimum wage increase, Maryland Senate urges Hogan to oppose Trump’s budget cuts.

Reagan National Workers Fight For Higher Wages

Reagan National Airport workers joined with workers at eight other airports in the country in a one-day strike seeking an end to subminimum wages, better training and the right to unionize.