WBAL-TV NBC: Md. House moves forward on $15 minimum wage

By Lowell Melser
WBAL TV NBC, Feb 21, 2019

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The minimum wage fight has made its way to Annapolis....

People on both sides packed Thursday's hearing to plead their cases to lawmakers.

Brian England, who owns an auto repair company at which all 16 of his employees make more than minimum wage, supports the bill, saying it will be better for the economy.

"They have to choose between tires or a battery because they don't have enough money to live on and they're doing two or three jobs. So, if you raise that minimum wage up, then what happens is that money goes back into the local economy," England said.

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