Tag: Chamber of Commerce
Should Maryland’s scheduled minimum wage increase be delayed?
by Bryan Renbaum | June 11, 2020 | COVID-19, News | 0 |
Advocates of low-wage workers are fighting back against calls by business groups to freeze Maryland’s scheduled minimum wage increase for at least two years.Read More
Minimum wage hike would boost economy or destroy jobs, friends and foes say
by Len Lazarick | March 10, 2013 | News | 3 |
An initiative to raise minimum wage to $10 an hour in two years promises to be among the most controversial economic issues debated at the Maryland General Assembly this year. Sponsored by Sen. Rob Garagiola, D-Montgomery, and Del. Aisha Braveboy, D-Prince George’s, the initiative would reshape the state’s job market for low income workers.Read More
Democratic leaders say gas tax hike difficult to pass
by Len Lazarick | November 4, 2011 | News, Taxes | 4 |
Senate President Mike Miller and Speaker of the House of Delegates Michael Busch told a business audience Thursday that while they supported spending more on transportation infrastructure to create jobs, it will be difficult to get a majority vote for raising gas taxes and fees, especially since no Republicans would vote for them.Read More
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