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Partial victory for the working poor [Editorial]
House of Delegates can take an important step toward lifting the prospects of Maryland's working poor this week when it votes on a measure to gradually increase the state's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. But amendments the House made to Gov. Martin O'Malley's legislation will dampen its impact and all but ensure that whatever gains low-wage workers make will be temporary.
March 5, 2014