Fact Sheets

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

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

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

Augustine Commission Tax Recommendations: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly for Maryland’s Economy

February 4, 2016 by MDCEP
Conversations about how a state can create more jobs and grow its economy often focus solely on tax cuts, despite read more

Adopting Governor’s Full Tax Plan Would Cost Maryland

February 4, 2016 by MDCEP
The $480 million tax cut plan Governor Hogan proposed includes some troubling provisions for average Marylanders. Several of his ideas, read more

For a Stronger Economy, Maryland Needs the Right Public Investments

February 1, 2016 by MDCEP
To make Maryland an even better place to do business, policymakers need to focus on strengthening the state’s workforce and read more

Put the Public Ahead of Politics

January 27, 2016 by Mark Scott
An Open Government Demands Prior Notice of Budget Cuts A change in an important aspect of Maryland’s annual state budget read more

Cutting Business Taxes Won’t Help Maryland’s Economy

January 15, 2016 by MDCEP
Exempting a large category of business owners from paying income taxes on their profits is an ineffective strategy for growing read more

Maryland’s Budget Should Reflect Our Values

November 20, 2015 by MDCEP
The way in which state resources are spent affects all Marylanders. Understanding how those decisions are made is the key read more
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