MD Voters: Cost of Living Rising Faster Than Wages*

Is it your impression that over the last year or so, the cost of living in Maryland has risen faster, about the same, or slower than wages have risen?

* Source: N.E.L.P. 2010 Survey Results

55% Faster, 31% About Same, 11% Slower


"It is criminal to have people working on a full-time basis and a full-time job getting part-time income."

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


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News & Updates

Maryland Reports

  • Maryland Faith Leaders Support Higher Wages
    Maryalnd's faith leaders urge the Maryland General Assembly to raise the state minimum wage to foster economic recovery for our families, our communities and our state.
    www.letjusticeroll.org

  • Executives Oppose Credit Check Bill
    Executives told lawmakers at hearings this week that legislation prohibiting employers from using credit reports to evaluate a worker's performance or hire someone will hamstring their companies
    by Kevin James Shay | The Gazette | February 11, 2011

  • Raising The Standard
    Maryland deserves a minimum wage law that lifts families Out of poverty and provides a meaningful economic boost to all.
    Editorial: The Baltimore Sun | January 20, 2011

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