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Maryland senators put the brakes on Gov. Wes Moore’s plans to link minimum wage with inflation

March 13, 2023
Maryland State Capital Building.

In a blow to Gov. Wes Moore’s top legislative priorities, a state Senate panel on Friday struck out the part of his minimum wage proposal that would ensure automatic yearly increases to the wage by tying it to inflation. The state minimum wage still would increase from $13.25 per hour to $15 earlier than scheduled, though the bill passed by the Senate Finance Committee also pushed back the timeline Moore proposed for that hike.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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