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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Stephen Fuller
Opponents of raising the minimum wage in Maryland highlighted a study released Monday that examines some of the economic downsides an increase could have on small businesses, particularly in food services and the hospitality industry.
Throughout the recession, one major city stood out as an oasis for jobs and growth: Washington, D.C.
Raising it to $10 would cost the state 6,000 jobs, he said.
But he said the most thorough, peer-reviewed studies, including one from the University of California that he called the "gold standard" among economists, undermine predictions like those Fuller presented.