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Montgomery County Council has jumped ahead of its neighbors and has voted to raise the minimum wage by more than $4 over the next four years.
Gov. Martin O'Malley is urging supporters of raising the minimum wage in Maryland to sign a petition.
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A bill forcing Wal-Mart to pay employees more didn't make it past the mayor's desk, but D.C. lawmakers are now eyeing a higher minimum wage for all workers.
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The "regional minimum" for employees would be $11.50 an hour by 2016 if leaders in Montgomery County, Prince George's County and D.C. succeed.
Several Maryland lawmakers are looking to raise the state's minimum wage.
The Montgomery and Prince George's county councils on Tuesday introduced bills to raise the minimum wage to $11.50 per hour.