Federal Budget

Eliminating Federal Deduction to Fund Tax Cuts for the Wealthy and Corporations is a Bad Deal for Maryland

October 23, 2017 by Kali Schumitz
Eliminating the deduction for state and local taxes, as proposed in Republican leaders’ tax plan, would be a bad tradeoff read more

Federal Actions Could Still Threaten Maryland’s Gains Under Affordable Care Act

August 1, 2017 by Benjamin Orr
Testimony of Maryland Center on Economic Policy Executive Director Benjamin Orr to the Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection Commission, Aug. read more

Trump Budget Proposal Threatens Needed Investments in Western Maryland

June 28, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
The President’s budget calls for deep cuts to federal services that support Maryland’s economy and the economy of Western Maryland read more

Maryland Families Would Lose Access to Affordable Housing Under Trump’s Budget

June 16, 2017 by Ellen Hutton
President Trump’s budget proposal includes significant, damaging cuts to housing and community development programs. These programs help seniors, veterans, individuals read more

Federal Aid Supports Essential State and Local Investments in Maryland

June 12, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
As weak revenues continue to make it challenging for Maryland’s state and local governments to provide the services we all read more

Trump’s Education Budget: Less Support for Schools, Heavier Student Debt Burdens

June 9, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
The Trump administration’s budget proposal calls for deep cuts to K-12 and higher education that would hamper the state’s ability read more

President’s Budget Doubles Down on Massive Medicaid Cuts

June 5, 2017 by Natalie Neill
Despite campaign promises to leave Medicaid untouched, President Trump’s proposed budget doubles down on harmful cuts included in the House read more

President’s Budget Proposal Would Harm Maryland Families, Push Massive Costs to State

May 23, 2017 by MDCEP
The following is a statement from Maryland Center on Economic Policy Executive Director Benjamin Orr. President Trump’s budget slashes nutrition, read more

Trump’s defense plan would have mixed impact on Maryland – Capital News Service

May 3, 2017 by MDCEP
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 federal budget could be a boost to Maryland’s sprawling defense industry but negatively read more

Maryland’s Fight Against Hunger is Not Over

December 7, 2016 by Natalie Neill
In the wealthiest state in the wealthiest country in the world, no one should go hungry. Yet, too many Maryland read more
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