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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

New Overtime Rules Expected to Benefit Thousands of Marylanders

May 26, 2016 by Kali Schumitz
More than 200,000 Marylanders who until now couldn’t receive overtime pay even when they worked extra hours stand to benefit read more

A $15 Minimum Wage Would be Good for Maryland Workers and Boost the Economy

May 23, 2016 by MDCEP
Many hardworking Maryland families struggle to pay bills and put food on the table because they are not paid enough 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

Women’s Economic Security Agenda Would Create Greater Economic Security For Working Families

February 12, 2016 by Kristina Li
  Many working families in Maryland aren’t paid enough to make ends meet, can’t take time off work when a read more

Job Training is Vital to Economic Security for Women

September 2, 2015 by Mark Scott
Women play an important role in the success of the Washington region’s economy, and Maryland can do more to foster read more

High Cost of Higher Education

May 14, 2015 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
The increasing cost of higher education forces many Marylanders to borrow large sums to finance their education, creating a drag read more

Governor Hogan Supports Second Chance Act, Making it Easier for Ex-Offenders to Find Work

April 1, 2015 by Mark Scott
Governor Hogan’s announcement that he will sign legislation removing a stifling barrier to employment for thousands of Marylanders is a read more

Earned sick leave good for employees, employers, and everyone in-between

October 22, 2014 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
Earned sick leave benefits the employee, employer, and Maryland’s economy. However, Maryland lawmakers missed an opportunity last legislative session to read more

The importance of childcare for working women

October 7, 2014 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
Working women and childcare Funding for childcare is dwindling. The primary federal funding source, the Childcare and Development Fund, is read more
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