minimum wage

March 6, 2014

Disability Law And Labor

March 5, 2014 - Segment 4 - We discuss pending legislation concerning persons with disabilities, including: a bill that would give Medicaid coverage to adults with disabilities in need of shift nursing services, so they can live at home with their families instead of being institutionalized; a bill that addresses "Assertive Community Treatment;" and a bill that addresses the minimum wage for disabled persons. Joining us will be: Cathy Surace, Managing Attorney at the Maryland Disability Law Center; and Sarah Rhine, Attorney at the Maryland Disability Law Center.
December 9, 2013

Countdown To The Annapolis Summit: Raise Maryland’s Minimum Wage

December 6, 2013 - Segment 3 - We continue our Countdown to the Annapolis Summit series with a conversation on the minimum wage in Maryland. Should it be raised? We're joined by Delegate Mary Washington, who represents Maryland's 43rd District in Baltimore City and Delegate Andrew Serafini, who represents Maryland's District 2A in Washington County.
March 21, 2013

Maryland Senate Finance Committee Kills Increase In Minimum Wage

March 21, 2013 - Segment 2 - A bill that would have raised the minimum wage in Maryland to $10.00 by 2015 was defeated in the Maryland Senate Finance Committee yesterday. We'll hear arguments for and against raising the minimum wage from local business owners and policy experts.
March 21, 2013

Study Finds Growing Inequality In Maryland

March 21, 2013 - Segment 3 - We discuss a recent report from the Center for Sustainable Economy and the Institute for Policy Studies called Closing the Inequality Divide: A Strategy for Fostering Genuine Progress in Maryland. The report covers growing inequality in the state of Maryland.