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8/3/2017 Chamber News
Montgomery County Business Coalition Urges Sponsors to Withdraw Bill 28-17 until Study is Reviewed

Rockville, MD – The Montgomery County Business Coalition (#MCMDBiz), on behalf of member organizations that are employers in Montgomery County, are disappointed that some of our elected officials choose to put politics before sound policy. We believe it is irresponsible to introduce legislation to further increase the local minimum wage on the eve of a six-week recess without understanding the impact on Montgomery County taxpayers. A County-commissioned study on the local minimum wage will be released in a matter of days, and more thoughtful legislation can be introduced with those facts on the table. (Read the full press release)