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Gov. Jerry Brown, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti are among the scheduled speakers today at the California Democratic Party Convention at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
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An unusually cold winter has caused some Maryland residents to fall behind on their utility bills, and prompted both regional utility companies and local governments to increase financial support for assistance programs.
Maryland's House of Delegates voted to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 by 2017 on March 7. The bill passed with a vote of 89 to 46. The move to increase the minimum from $7.25 per hour to $10.10 per hour has been a key theme in Gov. Martin O'Malley's final year in office and has been steadily gaining popularity in the state.
The House of Delegates voted Friday to phase in an increase in the state's minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 by 2017.
We have taxed nearly every Marylander to pay for significant nutrient removal at wastewater treatment plants through the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fee, known as the flush tax, amounting to $60 per year for each household.
More money set aside to reinvest in Maryland's state employee pension system could be tapped to help fill a budget hole.
Maryland's health care system faces its greatest transformation in a generation - not because of the state's troubled health insurance exchange or even directly because of the Affordable Care Act but because of a change in the state's decades-old system for compensating hospitals.
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler offered fresh criticism Thursday of the way that Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration has handled Maryland's online health insurance exchange , saying in a letter to a Republican senator that "the taxpayers ... have been poorly served by the Executive Branch's mismanagement."
Senator Cory Booker is teaming up with a potential 2016 presidential candidate in calling on Congress to raise the minimum wage: Cory Booker and I are both former mayors.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, center, speaks during a roundtable discussion with business owners who support raising the state's minimum wage on Thursday, March 6, 2017, in Upper Marlboro.
ANNAPOLIS, Md.-A Maryland House of Delegates committee on Wednesday heard testimony on a bill that would add gender identity and expression to the state's anti-discrimination law.
By Megan Brockett Several Republican lawmakers on the Maryland House floor Wednesday voiced persisting opposition to Gov. Martin O'Malley's measure to raise the state's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, proposing a slew of changes to the bill that would chip away at many of its provisions.
In his State of the State Address in January, the governor called raising the minimum wage the legiuslature's top priority for the year.
Del. Heather Mizeur, a Montgomery Democrat running for governor, proposed raising the minimum wage by 2 percent a year - roughly the lowest inflation that would be likely to rise in any given year.
The Maryland House of Delegates has given preliminary approval to increase the minimum wage in Maryland from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour by 2017.
Maryland officials say initial federal funding for two light rail projects puts the state in a strong position to build the major projects in the Washington suburbs and the Baltimore metropolitan area.