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

Will the Governor’s Budget Address the State’s Unmet Needs?

January 17, 2017 by Natalie Neill
This morning, Gov. Larry Hogan set the stage for another year of missed opportunities for investing in Maryland’s future as read more

The State of Working for American Indians in Maryland

October 10, 2016 by Christopher Meyer
Maryland is home to about 58,000 American Indians, about 1 percent of the state’s population. Although they have the longest read more

Tax-free Shopping Week is a Bad Investment for Maryland

August 16, 2016 by Kristina Li
Photo by Mimzy Creative Commons When Maryland parents head to stores this sales-tax-free shopping week to restock the school essentials read more

Educating Maryland’s Youth is the Best Investment for Safer Communities

August 3, 2016 by Kristina Li
We all benefit from living in safe communities – however, when politicians focus on being “tough on crime,” the types read more

Maryland Children now at Greater Risk of Poverty, Hunger

July 7, 2016 by Kristina Li
Every Maryland resident benefits from a more highly educated, healthier, and economically stable community. And when more than 170,000 Maryland read more

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

Maryland Investing Less in Higher Education and Students Pay the Price

May 20, 2016 by Kali Schumitz
As many new graduates across Maryland are celebrating their newly minted college degrees this month, reduced state investment in higher 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

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
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