Prince George’s County Council Chair Andrea C. Harrison will join D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, and Montgomery County Council Member Marc Elrich at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 9, 2013, at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, for a press conference announcing the details of a regional collaboration to establish a minimum wage of $11.50 per hour in each of their jurisdictions.

 

The coordinated effort marks a new level of collaboration among the local governments.

 

WHO:                     Prince George’s County Council Chair Andrea C. Harrison

                                District of Columbia Council Chairman Phil Mendelson

                                Montgomery County Council Member Marc Elrich

 

WHAT:                   Minimum Wage Legislation Press Conference

 

WHEN:                  Wednesday, October 9, 2013

                                11:30 a.m.

 

WHERE:                Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments

                                777 North Capitol Street, NE

                                Room 4/5

                                Washington, D.C.  20002

 

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All legislative powers of Prince George’s County are vested in the County Council.  The County Council sits as the District Council on zoning and land use policy, and as the Board of Health to govern and guide health policy.  The County Council meets as a legislative body on Tuesdays in the Council Hearing Room on the first floor of the County Administration Building in Upper Marlboro.  For more information on the Prince George’s County Council, please visit www.princegeorgescountymd.gov.

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