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Cannabis Tax would Raise Needed Revenue and Create Jobs

March 9, 2017 by MDCEP
Position Statement Supporting House Bill 1186 Given before the House Ways and Means Committee The state of Maryland recognized the read more

Job Creation Tax Credit Needs Updates

March 8, 2017 by MDCEP
Position Statement Supporting Senate Bill 873 Given before the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee Since the mid 1990s, the number read more

Maryland Lawmakers Can Improve Economic Security for Women

March 8, 2017 by Kali Schumitz
While women in Maryland are better off financially than their counterparts in other states, on average, they still only earn read more

Cannabis Tax would Raise Needed Revenue and Create Jobs

March 8, 2017 by MDCEP
Position Statement Supporting Senate Bill 927 Given before the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee The state of Maryland recognized the read more

A $15 Minimum Wage Would Benefit 1.3 Million Marylanders and Strengthen our Economy

March 7, 2017 by MDCEP
Position Statement Supporting House Bill 1416 with Amendment Given before the House Economic Matters Committee Many hardworking families across Maryland read more

Pay Stub Transparency Ensures Everyone is Paid What They Are Owed

March 7, 2017 by MDCEP
Position Statement in support of House Bill 1143 Given before the House Economic Matters Committee The Maryland Pay Stub Transparency read more

Expanding Educational Opportunity in Maryland

March 6, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
The Role of Funding Formulas in Increasing Equity Maryland delivers some of the highest-quality education in the country by some read more

Earned Income Tax Credit Leaves Single Taxpayers Behind

February 24, 2017 by Natalie Neill
Over the next couple of months, as Marylanders file their income taxes and many anxiously wait for state refunds, legislators read more

Struggling Maryland Families Get Less Child Care Help than Other States

February 15, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
The cost of child care is on the rise around the country, and Maryland families have it especially hard. Our read more

How Immigration Policy Shapes Maryland’s Communities, Economy

January 31, 2017 by MDCEP
The Maryland we know today exists because of people who came here, and continue to come here, from around the read more
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