budget process

Governor Should Allow Programs to Use the Money They Need

June 22, 2016 by Kali Schumitz
Marylanders may once again see schools and other services essential for broad prosperity funded at levels below what meets public read more

2016 Session Leaves Missed Opportunities to Help Working Marylanders

April 13, 2016 by Kali Schumitz
When this year’s legislative session began, there was the potential for the General Assembly to take meaningful steps to help read more

State Budget Should Plan for People Returning to Medicaid

March 16, 2016 by Kristina Li
Decision makers in Annapolis appear willing to gamble on passing a budget that likely won’t meet the state’s needs. It read more

Maryland Needs a Better Way to Determine How to Fund Vital Services

March 10, 2016 by MDCEP
This week’s political sparring between the governor and the legislature over how important decisions are made about the state’s budget read more

Providing 10 Days of Notification Prior to Making Budget Cuts Promotes Transparency and Inclusion

February 16, 2016 by MDCEP
Position Statement in support of House Bill 368 Given before the House Appropriations Committee Requiring the Board of Public Works 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

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

Budget Negotiators Should Restore Funds for Vital Services and Programs for Working Families

March 27, 2014 by MDCEP
As Maryland lawmakers start working out differences between the Senate and House budget plans, they should take advantage of numerous read more

Choices and Challenges: Maryland's Budget Outlook & Governor's Upcoming FY 2015 Budget – Part III

January 14, 2014 by MDCEP
By David McNear Previously, we have provided a general overview of the state budget process as well as a more read more

Choices and Challenges: Maryland's Budget Outlook & Governor's Upcoming FY 2015 Budget – Part II

January 14, 2014 by MDCEP
By David McNear Previously, we provided an overview of the Maryland budget process and the economic conditions that will impact the options read more
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