Press Releases

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

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

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

February 2, 2017
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
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan previewed his fiscal 2018 budget Tuesday in a press conference. Maryland Center on Economic Policy Executive read more

Statement on Latest Maryland Revenue Projections

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

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

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

General Assembly inaction leaves low-income workers behind

April 12, 2016
April 12, 1016 The Maryland General Assembly has missed an opportunity to give a much-deserved break to people who work read more

For a Stronger Economy, Maryland Needs the Right Public Investments

February 1, 2016
Maryland leaders can take steps to strengthen the state’s business climate without harming essential public services, according to a new read more

MDCEP Releases First Look at Budget

January 20, 2016
After a preliminary review of the governor’s budget, which was released this morning, Maryland Center on Economic Policy Executive Director read more

Statement on Governor’s Tax Proposals

January 12, 2016
Maryland Center on Economic Policy Executive Director Benjamin Orr issued the following statement in response to the governor’s tax plan read more

Statement on Governor’s Budget Proposals

January 7, 2016
The Maryland Center on Economic Policy issued the following statement in response to Gov. Larry Hogan’s announcement of elements of read more
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