Publications

Investing in Great Schools for All Students

September 14, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
With Effective Supports, Children Can Overcome Barriers to Academic Success Public education is part of the foundation of a thriving read more

Federal Actions Could Still Threaten Maryland’s Gains Under Affordable Care Act

August 1, 2017 by Benjamin Orr
Testimony of Maryland Center on Economic Policy Executive Director Benjamin Orr to the Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection Commission, Aug. read more

Trump Budget Proposal Threatens Needed Investments in Western Maryland

June 28, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
The President’s budget calls for deep cuts to federal services that support Maryland’s economy and the economy of Western Maryland read more

Federal Aid Supports Essential State and Local Investments in Maryland

June 12, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
As weak revenues continue to make it challenging for Maryland’s state and local governments to provide the services we all read more

Expanding Home Care Options in Maryland

May 24, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
Paying Independent Home Care Aides Appropriately Would Bring Real Benefits at an Affordable Price Introduction and Summary Home care aides read more

Healthy Working Families Act Allows 700,000 Marylanders to Earn Sick Days

May 17, 2017 by MDCEP
Each time they get sick or need to care for a sick child, about 750,000 working Marylanders are still forced read more

Economic Justice in Maryland and Howard County

April 17, 2017 by MDCEP
Presentation by MDCEP Executive Director Benjamin Orr to the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia Sunday Forum on April 16, 2017. read more

Maryland’s Budget: A moral document at a turning point

March 28, 2017 by MDCEP
Presentation to the University of Maryland School of Social Work, March 27, 2017.   read more

Child Support Payments Should Support Families, not Government

March 16, 2017 by MDCEP
Position Statement in support of Senate Bill 1009 Given before the Senate Finance Committee When a Maryland parent makes a read more

A $15 Minimum Wage Would Benefit 1.3 Million Marylanders and Strengthen our Economy

March 15, 2017 by MDCEP
Position Statement Supporting Senate Bill 962 with Amendment Given before the Senate Finance Committee Many hardworking families across Maryland struggle read more
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