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Maryland’s Federal Tax Response Must Protect Low-Income Marylanders

January 25, 2018 by Kali Schumitz
New details of how federal tax changes will affect Marylanders show that people with very low incomes – under $25,000 read more

Maryland Has Much to Worry About in Trump’s Tax Bill – The Baltimore Sun

December 27, 2017 by Benjamin Orr
The following letter was published in The Baltimore Sun Dec. 27.  As the Sun’s Dec. 26 editorial correctly noted, the read more

McIntosh, Conway will push amendment putting Maryland casino revenue in ‘lockbox’ for education – The Baltimore Sun

December 23, 2017 by MDCEP
By Michael Dresser, The Baltimore Sun Two leading General Assembly Democrats plan to introduce a constitutional amendment that would put read more

Congressional Republican Tax Plan Will Harm Maryland Families

December 20, 2017 by Kali Schumitz
After the House of Representatives and Senate voted to pass the Republican tax bill, Executive Director Benjamin Orr of the read more

GOP Senate Tax Plan Raises Taxes on Working Families, Gives Massive Tax Cuts to Corporations and Wealthy

December 2, 2017 by MDCEP
Following Senate passage of the Republican tax bill, Executive Director Benjamin Orr of the Maryland Center on Economic Policy released read more

Senate still grappling with tax bill that would have big impact in Maryland – The Baltimore Sun

December 1, 2017 by Kali Schumitz
By John Fritze Senate Republicans were scrambling Thursday to lock down support for a major tax overhaul that could deliver read more

DC Council Proposes Sales Tax Hike as Metro Bans Negative Balances – The Hoya

November 30, 2017 by Kali Schumitz
By Emma Kotifica The Washington, D.C. Council proposed a bill Nov. 7 to increase the city’s sales tax to 6.5 read more

New Report Shows Benefits of Paid Sick Leave for Maryland Families, Economy

November 30, 2017 by Kali Schumitz
About 488,000 Marylanders would gain paid sick leave and thousands more would gain new workplace protections under the final version read more

Study: 31 percent of Marylanders would pay more under Trump tax plan – The Baltimore Sun

October 4, 2017 by MDCEP
By John Fritze About 31 percent of Maryland households would pay a higher tax bill and roughly two-thirds would receive read more

GOP tax plan: A windfall for Maryland’s top 1 percent while many others see a tax hike

October 4, 2017 by Kali Schumitz
Nearly one-third of Marylanders would see their federal taxes go up while the wealthiest few would get massive tax breaks read more
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