The state's minimum wage will rise from $7.25 an hour to $8 in January. The hourly wage will reach $8.25 in July 2015 and $8.75 in July 2016. It will go up to $9.25 in July 2017 and $10.10 in July 2018.
Before he signed legislation on the minimum wage, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley sat down to answer some questions from users of the popular social networking site Reddit. It did not go especially well.
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