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Legislators Should Create a Pathway to Citizenship for “Dreamers” Now

As the home to nearly 150,000 federal government employees, Maryland is hit harder than most other states during a government shutdown. Families miss vital paychecks, and past shutdowns were estimated to cost the state as much as $5 million in revenue per day. Fortunately, the

Budget First Look: Governor’s Proposed 2019 Budget Makes Few New Investments

Last week, Gov. Larry Hogan released his proposed budget for the next fiscal year, which begins July 1. As a whole, the governor’s budget maintains the status quo for many core services, without significant new investments that could address unmet needs or move our state

After Major Victory on Paid Sick Days, a Minimum Wage Increase is the Best Way to Support Working Marylanders

Hundreds of thousands of Marylanders will soon be able to earn sick days, thanks to state lawmakers that overturned the governor’s veto. This is a major victory for working Marylanders and for the state, as a growing body of research demonstrates that a healthier workforce