Reprinted from The Washington Post by the Associated Press on March 21, 2017.
The Baltimore City Council has voted to raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Media outlets report that the council voted 11-3 to approve the measure on Monday.
The vote sends the bill to Mayor Catherine Pugh, who hasn’t said whether she will sign it. Spokesman Anthony McCarthy says she’ll make a decision “within the next few days.”
Twelve votes would be needed to override a mayoral veto. Councilman Brandon Scott, a supporter of the legislation, was traveling overseas. …