A Code Red Extreme Heat Alert has been issued for Sunday, August 7 through Monday, August 8, 2022. Cooling centers around the city will be open with varying hours on Sunday, August 7, and from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m on Monday, August 8. Call 311 for availability and locations and find more info here.

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Baltimore's imperative: $15/hr

03.29.17

Our City Council passed a $15 minimum wage bill. Our mayor vetoed it. Now the council threatens to squander an opportunity to override that veto. Meanwhile, the cheapest rent in Baltimore requires $16.37/hr pay.

CEO Kevin Lindamood on why we need that law. And, btw...If Health Care for the Homeless can commit to and maintain a base hourly wage of $16.65/hr, shouldn't Baltimore City be able to swing $15/hr? Anything less won't come close to making a dent in homelessness...

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