economic opportunity

Maryland’s Economy Is Making Progress, but Too Many Are Still Locked Out

September 20, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
Many families in Maryland saw their standard of living improve in 2016, according to census data released last week. At read more

For Many Marylanders, Prosperity is Still Out of Reach

August 28, 2017 by Ellen Hutton
Marylanders overall tend to fare better financially than the average American, according to the latest Prosperity Now Scorecard. However, even read more

Scheduled Minimum Wage Bump Helps Working Marylanders, Doesn’t Go Far Enough

June 29, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
Many of Maryland’s lowest-paid workers will get a pay raise Saturday thanks to a scheduled increase in the state’s minimum read more

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

Every Child Deserves a Chance to Learn

March 6, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
Policy Decisions Made this Year Will Affect a Generation of Maryland Students Public education is part of the foundation of read more
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