Baltimore

Political Power Struggles Hurt Baltimore Communities

April 20, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
Freddie Gray died two years ago yesterday while in police custody. As anger, unrest, and litigation made Baltimore a fixture 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

Minimum Wage Proposals Could Help Thousands of Families in Baltimore, Montgomery County

May 3, 2016 by Kristina Li
Many hardworking Maryland families struggle to pay bills and put food on the table because they are not paid enough read more

Baltimore One Year After the Death of Freddie Gray

April 19, 2016 by Benjamin Orr
Today marks one year since Freddie Gray’s death and, like many Baltimoreans, it is prompting me to reflect on the read more

First Look: Governor’s Budget Doesn’t Meet All State Needs

January 29, 2016 by MDCEP
While Gov. Larry Hogan’s proposed budget provides some of the much-needed public investments that will help Maryland families still struggling read more

The 2016 Legislative Session Begins

January 13, 2016 by Mark Scott
Decisions made during the 2016 legislative session, which begins today, will affect the prosperity of average Marylanders for years to read more

Legislation in 2016 Session Could Provide Opportunity for Baltimore Families

January 5, 2016 by Mark Scott
Maryland state leaders seem ready to begin addressing the systemic problems in Baltimore communities that played a key role in read more

Hospital Jobs Program Provides Economic Opportunity for Baltimore Residents

December 18, 2015 by Mark Scott
An agreement by Maryland hospitals to create 375 jobs for Baltimore residents is a good example of how government and read more

Baltimore Families Can’t Make Ends Meet on Minimum Wage

September 28, 2015 by Mark Scott
Hard-working families in Baltimore and across Maryland struggle to pay their bills because they aren’t paid enough to cover their read more