budget cuts

Needless Cuts Underscore Need for Budget Reform

September 8, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
The governor and the Board of Public Works cut already approved funding for state services by $61 million on Wednesday. read more

Federal Cuts to Chesapeake Bay Programs Jeopardize Years of Progress

June 7, 2017 by Ellen Hutton
Maryland has made great progress in protecting the environment and ensuring that our natural resources continue to play an important read more

President’s Budget Proposal Would Harm Maryland Families, Push Massive Costs to State

May 23, 2017 by MDCEP
The following is a statement from Maryland Center on Economic Policy Executive Director Benjamin Orr. President Trump’s budget slashes nutrition, read more

Federal Estate Tax Repeal Could Cost Maryland Resources, Harm Services

May 11, 2017 by Natalie Neill
President Trump’s proposed tax reform package includes a harmful provision to repeal the federal estate tax on large inheritances. The read more

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

Cleaning Up the Tax Code Would Protect Needed Investments and Strengthen Maryland’s Economy

March 10, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
As one disappointing revenue estimate after another came in last fall, it became increasingly clear that this would be a read more

Proposed Budget Moves Maryland Backwards by Cutting Key Investments in Health, Education, Housing

January 24, 2017 by MDCEP
As a whole, the governor’s proposed budget for fiscal 2018 fails to make the investments we need to continue to read more

What the Election Results Mean for Maryland

November 22, 2016 by Benjamin Orr
  This election cycle has been hard on everyone. But now that it is over, we must look ahead to read more

Approved State Budget Leaves Unmet Needs

April 1, 2016 by MDCEP
Maryland’s new state spending plan does not do all it could to meet the needs of families still struggling to read more

A Giveaway to the Wealthiest is not “Tax Relief for Everyone”

March 17, 2016 by Benjamin Orr
Some Maryland senators are advocating for tax giveaways to the wealthy and calling it “tax relief for everyone.” As appealing read more
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