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Baltimore Councilmembers Push Back Against Minimum Wage Limitations

The Baltimore City Council, including Local Progress members Kris Burnett and Ryan Dorsey, are standing up against a Maryland bill that would put limitations on local jurisdictions’ ability to raise their minimum wages. Councilmember Burnett highlights that higher minimum wages help workers and families, boost local spending, and benefit local businesses.

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After Sanctuary Cities Convening, 100+ Local Lawmakers Pledge To Uphold And Expand Sanctuary Policies

For Immediate Release: April 12, 2017 Media Contact:¬† Asya Pikovsky,¬†, 207-522-2442 Anita Jain,, 347-636-9761 After Sanctuary Cities Convening, 100+ […]


Seeking Sanctuary Convening in the News

The two-day #SeekingSanctuary convening covered a range of policies to fight unconstitutional attempts to separate immigrant families. These included policies […]