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State of the Union Recap: Obama promises more action

On Tuesday, Jan. 28, with more than half of Americans disapproving of his presidency, Barack Obama delivered his annual State of the Union address, promising more jobs, a better economy and less congressional gridlock.

Maryland Senate holds hearing to raise minimum wage

On Thursday, the Maryland Senate Committee held a hearing for the proposal to raise the minimum wage in Maryland to $10 per hour by 2015. Currently, the minimum wage stands at $7.25 an hour and is in accordance with the federal minimum wage mandate.

News Chips: Proposed minimum wage increase could have unintended effects

The bill was introduced by Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), and it could potentially give over 30 million Americans a pay raise. Although at first glance, it appears that this bill would bolster America's middle class, the bill could certainly have some unintended effects.
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