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Maryland General Assembly Overrides Veto to Enact Bill Increasing Minimum Wage to $15

On March 22, 2019, we wrote that the two houses of the Maryland General Assembly had agreed on a conference report adopting the Senate’s version of a bill that would increase the state-wide minimum wage to $15 by 2025 or 2026, depending on the size of the company, with two minor changes. We also discussed the bill on March 18, 2019.

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McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies Advisory: This Week in Washington — December 11, 2015

Today, the House will pass a short-term funding bill to keep the government open through Dec. 16 of this year after failing to reach agreement on an omnibus spending bill. The Senate passed the same short-term CR yesterday.

The short-term CR not only allows Congress more time; it also avoids forcing members to stay in D.C. over the weekend.

Congress has struggled to come to a bipartisan deal over an omnibus spending bill largely because of partisan fighting over possible policy riders that Republicans are seeking to have included in the measure.

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