Leading Maryland economics and business contributor Tyrone Keys appeared on WBAL’s C$ show and addressed proposed minimum wage legislation being advanced in the Maryland General Assembly. Listen you the entire segment below.
The Montgomery County Council unanimously voted to pass a $15 per hour wage bill. It is now sitting on County Executive Isiah Leggett’s desk. He had vetoed a bill in January that provided for a faster rise to the $15 hourly pay rate, a bill which was opposed by business owners. The law that just passed mandates that the larger employers – those with 51 workers or more – would pay the $15 hourly wage by July 1, 2021.
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Clarence M. Mitchell, IV, known to WBAL listeners as “C4,” brings a lifetime of political experiences and relationships to WBAL Radio.C4 is a part of a four-generation family legacy of politics and public service in Maryland.
He was elected to the Maryland State Senate in 1998, representing the same legislative district that his father, Senator Clarence M. Mitchell, III, had represented for 20 years.Because of his family’s political tradition, his politics are often difficult to define. Even as a Democrat, he supported Republicans like Governor Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr., but he has also legally challenged the gerrymandered redistricting map created by then-Democratic Governor Parris Glendening. Like his opinions or not, C4 will make you think and always invite you to be a part of the discussion.
C4 attended Baltimore City Public Schools, eventually graduating from Baltimore Polytechnic Institute at age 17. Having been accepted at Harvard University, C4 instead chose to stay close to his family by attending the University of Maryland College Park. He would later attend the University of Maryland Baltimore County and Morgan State University.