The Marc Steiner Show

May 5, 2010 – Hour 1

Today we take a look at the proposed development of the Walmart on 25th Street and Howard in Remington.  First, we take a look at the Living Wage bill introduced by Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke, which would require large retailers that gross more than $10 million to pay their employees a living wage of slightly more than $10 an hour.  We hear from Mike Saltsman, Research Fellow at the Employment Policies Institute, and Lee Reynis, Director of the University of New Mexico Bureau of Business and Economic Research about what a living wage means for businesses.
Then, a panel discussion with:
Mary Pat Clarke, member of the Baltimore City Council representing the 14th District
Judith Kunst, President of the Greater Remington Improvement Association, and chair of the task force committee working on this project
Brendan Coyne, member of the Bmore Local steering committee, and member of the Board of Directors of the Charles Village Civic Association

Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

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