Press Releases

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

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

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

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

Sales Tax is an Unfair Way to Fix Metro

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

Marylanders Ask Governor Hogan to Speak Out About Federal Budget Harms

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

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
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