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Maryland’s minimum wage debate focuses on automatic increases with inflation

March 3, 2023

For the third time in a decade, Maryland lawmakers are debating and likely to pass an increase to the state’s minimum wage. What’s still undecided, though, is whether they’ll set themselves up to have the same conversation again in a few years. Democratic lawmakers are coalescing around part of a proposal from Democratic Gov. Wes Moore that would boost the minimum wage to $15 in October — ahead of a scheduled increase to that rate in 2025.

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