The Maryland Senate has approved a bill gradually increasing the state’s minimum wage to $15 per hour, putting the measure one step closer to a possible showdown with Gov. Larry Hogan. The Republican governor has offered a counter-proposal of increasing the minimum wage to $12.10 by 2022,
A battle is shaping up in Annapolis over whether — and by how much — to increase Maryland’s minimum wage. Advocates want a bill passed that will raise it to $15 for everyone. Opponents, including groups representing small businesses, hope to block an increase — or at least soften its impact.
Judge John C. Eldridge, who retired from the state Court of Appeals after a nearly three decade career, died July 27 from congestive heart failure at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The longtime Annapolis resident was 84.
A Crofton man has been charged with sending threatening messages to social media accounts of U.S. Senators Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris on the day of the March for our Lives rally in D.C., according to an indictment unsealed this week.
John W. Rietz, a retired architect who was known for designing medical facilities and his work with the Leukemia Lymphoma Society, died April 17 from complications of pulmonary fibrosis at his Hunt Valley home. He was 73.