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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

Statement on Governor’s Budget Preview

January 17, 2017 by MDCEP
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan previewed his fiscal 2018 budget Tuesday in a press conference. Maryland Center on Economic Policy Executive read more

Op-Ed: Invest in Maryland’s future – The Baltimore Sun

January 16, 2017 by MDCEP
By Mike Beland and Benjamin Orr With the General Assembly recently convening and statewide elections set for next year, Maryland read more

Maryland board predicts two percent cut in projected revenue – Capital News Service

September 22, 2016 by Kali Schumitz
The Maryland Board of Revenue Estimates announced Wednesday that revenues for the current fiscal year are expected to be $365 read more

State revenue estimates are down $783 million over the next two years, biggest write-down since 2010 – MarylandReporter.com

September 22, 2016 by Kali Schumitz
By Len Lazarick  Maryland tax revenues are expected to be down $365 million this fiscal year and another $418 million read more

Statement on Latest Maryland Revenue Projections

September 21, 2016 by MDCEP
Maryland Center on Economic Policy Executive Director Benjamin Orr issued the following statement about the Board of Revenue Estimates updated read more

Median household income in Maryland grew last year – Baltimore Sun

September 16, 2016 by MDCEP
By Sarah Gantz, Baltimore Sun Despite the nation’s highest median household income and among its lowest poverty rates last year, read more

New Census data show economic progress in Md., opportunity to do better

September 15, 2016 by Kali Schumitz
September 15, 2016 While more Marylanders are now working and seeing their wages go up, there are still too many read more

State Revenues Fall Short of Expectations – The Daily Record

August 31, 2016 by Kali Schumitz
Maryland’s revenue picture for the previous year wasn’t quite as rosy as projected. The state finished the budget year ending read more

Income inequality resonates as an issue among Democratic voters – Capital News Service

April 22, 2016 by MDCEP
By DAN RUSSO, MAGGIE DEBLASIS, and LEXIE SCHAPITL Capital News Service WASHINGTON — When Freddie Gray, 25, was pronounced dead read more
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