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Maryland Raises Minimum Wage To $10.10

Of course, by the time it kicks in, we may need another hike.
Maryland Raises Minimum Wage To $10.10
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Via Liberaland:

The minimum wage in Maryland will go from its current $7.25 an hour to $10.10 in 2018.

The hike in hourly wages will be made gradually — edging up to $8 an hour on Jan. 1, 2015 and $8.25 on July 1, 2015. After that, it goes up in 50 cent increments in 2016 and 2017, and hits $10.10 on July 1, 2018.

The move makes Maryland the second state in a month to match Congressional Democrats’ proposal to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10, which has become one of President Obama’s latest battle cries.

The President has encouraged mayors, governors and state legislators not to wait for Congress

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