After a contentious battle that had raged since its introduction, the Council officially killed the referendum in an 8-5 vote. The initiative approved by voters in June would have raised minimum base pay for tipped workers to standard minimum wage over a period of time.
U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen, from Maryland, believes the state’s voters can expect their votes to be properly counted.
Now is the time to get that flu shot. It’s widely available at neighborhood pharmacies, your local health department and other health care providers.