2015 legislative session

High Cost of Higher Education

May 14, 2015 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
The increasing cost of higher education forces many Marylanders to borrow large sums to finance their education, creating a drag read more

State Budget Now Overdue; Next Deadline April 13th

April 7, 2015 by Benjamin Orr
Maryland legislators now have a little more time to finish funding education and other important services, but the gap between read more

Supplemental Budget Falls Short

April 3, 2015 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
The supplemental budget Governor Hogan released yesterday falls short of what Marylanders deserve in the quest for a strong economy read more

Governor Hogan Supports Second Chance Act, Making it Easier for Ex-Offenders to Find Work

April 1, 2015 by Mark Scott
Governor Hogan’s announcement that he will sign legislation removing a stifling barrier to employment for thousands of Marylanders is a read more

House Appropriations Committee Restores Funding Where it is Needed the Most

March 24, 2015 by Mark Scott
House lawmakers’ decision to restore around $250 million in cuts proposed by Gov. Hogan recognizes that those who can least read more

Strengthening Workers’ Rights to Discuss Pay Strengthens Families Budgets and Maryland’s Economy

March 19, 2015 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
The General Assembly has the opportunity to correct gender-based wage discrimination this session. The Equal Pay for Equal Work Act read more

State of Working Maryland: A tale of two Marylands

March 13, 2015 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
Despite its overall wealth, Maryland continues to be plagued by wide inequities in income and opportunity. How successful you are read more

Governor Hogan’s Education Tax Credit Could Shift Millions of Taxpayer Dollars From Public To Private Schools

March 12, 2015 by Mark Scott
Hogan’s proposed Education Tax Credit  would reduce Maryland state tax revenue by $15 million a year, shiftingg it to individuals read more

Statement in Support of HB 663, The Business Relief and Tax Fairness Act

March 6, 2015 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
Business Relief and Tax Fairness Act Will Create A Fair and Effective Corporate Tax Structure Given before the House Ways read more

Statement in Support of HB 730, Freezing the Estate Tax

March 3, 2015 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
Position Statement Supporting House Bill 730 Given before the House Ways and Means Comittee The estate tax exemption should be read more
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