Is this the session of the minimum wage increase?
On Monday, advocates will announce a much-anticipated bill to raise the state’s hourly minimum wage to $15. A news conference is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.
Baltimore Democrat Cory McCray is sponsoring the Senate version of the bill, while Prince George’s County Democrat Diana Fennell will sponsor the House legislation.
The bill would raise the wage to $15 by 2023, a move advocates say would benefit nearly a quarter of the state’s workforce.
Hogan will take the oath of office Wednesday for a second four-year term.
For just the second Republican governor
As Mayor Catherine Pugh seeks to bring a new police commissioner to Baltimore, the House of Delegates’ Judiciary Committee will be briefed on the status of the city’s consent decree.
The city of Baltimore and the U.S. Department of Justice agreed to sweeping