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To Set Up All Children for Success, Maryland Must Reform Education Funding

September 14, 2017 by Kali Schumitz
  Maryland’s public school system is failing too many of its students because our investments in education have not kept read more

New analysis says Metro sales tax would unfairly burden poor families, suggests new tax on businesses – Washington Business Journal

August 29, 2017 by MDCEP
By Drew Hansen A regionwide sales tax to fund Metro would disproportionally burden Greater Washington’s poor families, according to a read more

Ahead of regional summit, left-leaning policy groups say ‘No’ to a sales tax for Metro – The Washington Post

August 29, 2017 by MDCEP
By Faiz Siddiqui A regionwide one-cent sales tax to fund Metro would have a disproportionate impact on poor families, taking read more

Sales Tax is an Unfair Way to Fix Metro

August 28, 2017 by Kali Schumitz
New research shows a sales tax has 5 times greater impact on struggling families than on the richest A 1 read more

Panel hears of of Obamacare successes, perils in Maryland – The Baltimore Sun

August 1, 2017 by MDCEP
By Michael Dresser A commission established to explore Maryland’s options to respond to a possible repeal of Obamacare heard an read more

Marylanders Ask Governor Hogan to Speak Out About Federal Budget Harms

July 26, 2017 by MDCEP
More than 50 organizations across Maryland have come together to ask Gov. Larry Hogan to publicly speak out about how read more

Maryland advocates resist efforts to target Medicaid in federal funding fights – The Baltimore Sun

June 5, 2017 by Kali Schumitz
Things began to unravel for Ramar Robinson about three years ago when he was laid off and hit with a read more

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

Putting the gold in gold standard schools

May 12, 2017 by MDCEP
Originally published in The Baltimore Sun. Investing in public schools is one of the smartest steps we can take to 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
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