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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

Congress Must Act Soon to Maintain Health Coverage for Children of Working Families

October 13, 2017 by Shamekka Kuykendall
When Congress allowed federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to expire on Sept. 30, policymakers put at 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

Repealing the Affordable Care Act Without a Replacement Would Leave Even More Without Insurance

July 19, 2017 by Ellen Hutton
This week, two additional Republican senators came out against the Senate healthcare bill, leaving it with too few votes to 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

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 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

Maryland Should Prepare to Address Federal Health Care Policy Changes

March 1, 2017 by MDCEP
Position statement supporting Senate Bill 571 Given before the Senate Finance Committee Despite some early hiccups, Maryland’s implementation of the 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
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