Publications

Healthy Working Families Act Protects Twice as Many Workers as Governor’s Proposal

February 2, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
Each time they get sick or need to care for a sick child, more than 700,000 working Marylanders are still read more

Maryland’s Budget Leaves Unmet Needs

January 17, 2017 by MDCEP
Investing in Maryland supports a healthier state economy Maryland’s budget is perhaps its most important policy document – a reflection read more

Workforce Development Training and SNAP: A Powerful Combination for Maryland’s Striving Workers

October 20, 2016 by MDCEP
Summary For the many Marylanders who are struggling to make ends meet the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a read more

The State of Working for American Indians in Maryland

October 10, 2016 by Christopher Meyer
Maryland is home to about 58,000 American Indians, about 1 percent of the state’s population. Although they have the longest read more

A $15 Minimum Wage Would be Good for Maryland Workers and Boost the Economy

May 23, 2016 by MDCEP
Many hardworking Maryland families struggle to pay bills and put food on the table because they are not paid enough read more

Expanding Maryland’s Earned Income Tax Credit Doesn’t Require Costly Giveaways to the Wealthy

March 30, 2016 by MDCEP
Position Statement Supporting Senate Bill 840 with Amendments Given before the House Ways and Means Committee The Earned Income Tax read more

Fairer Scheduling Would Make it Easier for Part-Time Workers to Keep Their Jobs

March 9, 2016 by Kali Schumitz
Given before the House Economic Matters Committee The Maryland Center on Economic Policy Supports House Bill 1175 Many Maryland families read more

Free School Lunches for all Low-Income Students Help Families Make Ends Meet

March 7, 2016 by MDCEP
Given before the House Ways and Means Committee The Maryland Center on Economic Policy Supports House Bill 1325 For many read more

Expanding the Free Lunch Program Would Feed More Children

March 7, 2016 by MDCEP
Given before the House Ways and Means Committee The Maryland Center on Economic Policy Supports House Bill 1360 Free breakfast read more

Business Tax Credits Require Evaluation

March 2, 2016 by MDCEP
Informational Testimony on House Bill 1255/Senate Bill 843 Given before the House Ways and Means and Senate Budget and Tax read more
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