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Should Maryland raise minimum wage to $15 an hour?

By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com In one of the top issues facing legislators in Annapolis this session, 61% of Maryland voters favor raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, and almost half (47%) strongly favor the idea, according to a […]

Should Maryland raise minimum wage to $15 an hour?

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By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com In one of the top issues facing legislators in Annapolis this session, 61% of Maryland voters favor raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, and almost half (47%) strongly favor the idea, according to a […]

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Live streaming of legislative sessions would honor journalists

By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com I spent three hours off-and-on last Thursday watching the live gavel-to-gavel coverage on C-Span of the new U.S. House of Representatives being sworn in, including the return

Hogan rides high, Trump in the dumps, middling support for sports betting, more for legalizing marijuana: Poll

By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com Gov. Larry Hogan enters his new term with universal high approval from every sector of Maryland — blacks, whites, Republicans, Democrats, men, women, rural and suburban —

Legislative leaders shelve new school funding another year

At a bill signing earlier this year, Gov. Larry Hogan shakes hands with House Speaker Michael Busch, as he did with Senate President Mike Miller at the table. Governor's

Maryland lawmakers want to ban untraceable guns

Photo by Marcos Guevera Rivera with Flickr Creative Commons License. By Brooks DuBose Capital News Service With about a month until the 2019 legislature convenes on January 9, the new Democratic House

Ellicott City business owners feel stuck

Len Berkowitz, 74, and wife Sherry Fackler-Berkowitz, 65, stand in now-gutted Great Panes Art Glass Studio on Ellicott City's Main Street. The shop sits over the Tiber Branch, which

Peter Franchot leaves the door wide open for 2022

Comptroller Peter Franchot speaks to the BWI Business Partnership breakfast Friday morning. Business Monthly photo by Mark Smith By Len Lazarick For MarylandReporter.com and The Business Monthly “You may roll your eyes at this,

Opioid epidemic started with the Civil War

By Charles Seymour For MarylandReporter.com We have grown numb hearing the dry statistics of opioid-induced fatal drug overdoses. Sadly, we’ve now reached a point where media outlets reporting on the epidemic compare the

Maryland remembers President George H.W. Bush

Former Rep. Bob Bauman, an Eastern Shore Republican, and Rep. Tom McMillen, a Democrat who had played professional basketball, offered these reminisces of President George H.W. Bush, who is

Pugh’s ‘squeegee kid’ solution doesn’t solve the problem

By Tyrone E. Keys Jr. and Richard E. Vatz For MarylandReporter.com With apologies to William Wordsworth, Baltimore City Mayor Catherine Pugh is too much with us. The ever-agenda-distracting Mayoral rhetoric now explodes with excitement over

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