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President’s Budget Proposal Would Harm Maryland Families, Push Massive Costs to State

May 23, 2017 by MDCEP
The following is a statement from Maryland Center on Economic Policy Executive Director Benjamin Orr. President Trump’s budget slashes nutrition, read more

Trump’s defense plan would have mixed impact on Maryland – Capital News Service

May 3, 2017 by MDCEP
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 federal budget could be a boost to Maryland’s sprawling defense industry but negatively read more

Hogan optimistic legislation to boost manufacturing tax credits will pass – Baltimore Business Journal

March 29, 2017 by MDCEP
A bill aimed at expanding Maryland’s manufacturing industry using accelerated depreciation and tax incentives has made its way through the read more

Hogan Pledges to Veto Paid Sick Leave Bill if It Reaches Him – U.S. News

March 15, 2017 by MDCEP
BRIAN WITTE, Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Wednesday he would veto a bill requiring read more

Trump China trade policies could hurt Baltimore and region, analysts say – Capital News Service

March 3, 2017 by MDCEP
WASHINGTON – If new Trump administration policies trigger a trade war with China, the port of Baltimore and Maryland could read more

Maryland House Passes Bill Requiring Paid Sick Leave – U.S. News

March 3, 2017 by MDCEP
By BRIAN WITTE, Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland businesses with 15 or more employees would be required to read more

State House Oks bill requiring paid sick leave in Maryland – The Daily Progress

March 1, 2017 by MDCEP
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A measure to require paid sick leave in Maryland advanced in the House of Delegates on read more

Manufacturers say this act will boost manufacturing in Maryland, but one nonprofit isn’t convinced – Baltimore Business Journal

February 24, 2017 by MDCEP
Five years ago, Drew Greenblatt took then state Sen. Allan Kittleman, now Howard County Executive, and state Sen. Katherine Klausmeier read more

Families Dressed as Superheroes Lobby for sick-leave bill – The Baltimore Sun

February 2, 2017 by MDCEP
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Early Thursday morning, moms and children gathered inside the Miller Senate building at tables littered with read more

Analysis Finds Governor’s Sick Leave Bill Protects 240,000 Fewer Maryland Workers

February 2, 2017 by Kali Schumitz
A new analysis from the Maryland Center on Economic Policy (MDCEP) finds that the original earned sick days bill, known read more
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