Why you should vote against yet another increase in the minimum wage.

You would think that, given Baltimore Rising’s focus on jobs creation through all-inclusive economic growth that eliminates poverty, we would be huge fans of an increase in the minimum wage. Well, you’d be wrong.

By state law, the minimum wage in Maryland is $8.25 per hour. On July 1, it’s rising to $8.75, then to $9.25 on July 1, 2017 and to $10.10 on July 1, 2018.

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