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Rising Incomes in the State Still Leave Too Many Marylanders Behind

Last year, typical Maryland families saw their largest income gains since the Great Recession. At the same time, about one in 10 state residents still struggle to afford basic necessities such as food and housing. While last year’s progress is welcome, the state needs policies

Will a Spike in Insurance Costs Slow the Progress Made Since Health Reform?

Tens of thousands more Marylanders were able to get health coverage in 2015 as more people continued to benefit from federal health care reform and the expansion of Medicaid, but Maryland must do more to ensure that progress continues. About 74,000 additional people in Maryland

Under-funding Public Defenders Harms Maryland’s Justice System

Anyone who is facing criminal charges, has a Constitutional right to legal representation. However, having a lawyer who has time to learn the facts of the case and provide an adequate defense is becoming less of a right and more of a privilege of the