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WASHINGTON — On International Workers’ Day, Maryland Rep. David Trone asked Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta a question on the minds of many workers: What do you think the federal minimum wage should be?
“Just give me a number, not a long diatribe,” Trone told Acosta at a House Education and Labor Committee hearing.
But he didn’t get what he wanted.
Acosta said the issue can’t be boiled down to a single number.
“I know you want a number, but it’s not that simple, or it would already be adopted,” he said.
U.S. Rep. David Trone made several stops in Washington County on Friday, each focusing on ongoing efforts for local job growth and economic development.
Trone, D-Md., visited the former Fort Ritchie Army base, the site of the county’s proposed Cascade Town Centre project, before meeting with local officials for a roundtable discussion at the Hagerstown Regional Airport.
ANNAPOLIS — Congressman David Trone (D-District 6) made a surprise appearance at the Frederick County delegation meeting in Annapolis on Friday to discuss border security, opioids and local priorities.