Monthly Archives: February 2019

McCray Leads Senate Fight for Fifteen

In a Thursday afternoon hearing of the Senate Finance Committee, Senator Cory McCray (District 45 – Baltimore City) presented legislation (Senate Bill 280) that would gradually increase Maryland’s minimum wage to $15 by the year 2023. Under the legislation, the state minimum wage would rise to $11 by the end of 2019 and then an […]

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Kramer Seeks Reform in Maryland Alcohol Regulations

Senator Ben Kramer (District 19 – Montgomery) detailed his proposed legislation to reform state alcohol regulations in a Thursday afternoon press conference. Joined by Delegate Warren Miller (District 9A – Howard and Carroll), Chairman Bruce Poole (of the Maryland Task Force to Study State Alcohol Regulation, Enforcement, Safety), and several state public safety advocates, the […]

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Maryland Senate Black History Month Celebration Series: Remembering Senator Gwendolyn Britt (1941-2008)

Few members ever elected to the Maryland Senate came to their positions with as great a history of advocacy as did Senator Gwendolyn T. Britt. A businesswoman, realtor, and human resources professional by trades, Britt served just five short but impactful years in the Maryland Senate (2003-2008).  Although her time in the Senate was brief, […]

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