(Annapolis, MD) WNAV — Some state lawmakers are in favor of increasing the minimum wage.
The Maryland House Economic Matters Committee plans a virtual hearing on House Bill 698 this afternoon. It is cross-filed in the Senate (with Senate Bill 721.) Testimony from some business owners will be part of the hearing . Business leaders say strengthening the state minimum wage will boost consumer spending, strengthen local workforces and businesses, and help build shared economic recovery.