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Gov. Hogan proposes raising Maryland's minimum wage to $12.10, instead of $15

Gov. Hogan proposes raising Maryland's minimum wage to $12.10, instead of $15

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan proposed Friday raising the state’s minimum wage to $12.10 an hour instead of a $15 wage backed by state Democratic leaders.

In a letter to Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael Busch, the Republican governor proposed phasing in a $2 raise to the wage by 2022.

The state’s minimum wage is now $10.10 an hour.

“I am extremely concerned a dramatic and geographically disproportionate increase in our minimum wage will negatively impact our competitiveness and harm our state’s...

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