Health

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

SNAP Works for Maryland Children

October 14, 2016 by Kali Schumitz
While it’s widely known that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps thousands of Maryland families put food on the 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

State Budget Should Plan for People Returning to Medicaid

March 16, 2016 by Kristina Li
Decision makers in Annapolis appear willing to gamble on passing a budget that likely won’t meet the state’s needs. It read more

Free School Lunches for all Low-Income Students Help Families Make Ends Meet

March 7, 2016 by MDCEP
Given before the House Ways and Means Committee The Maryland Center on Economic Policy Supports House Bill 1325 For many 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

Let’s Aim To Get All Maryland Kids Health Coverage

September 25, 2015 by Mark Scott
More than 40,000 Maryland kids aren’t covered by health insurance, and that needs to change. These are kids at risk read more

Maryland to be Reimbursed for Failed Exchange; Still Insured Almost 300,000 Residents

August 14, 2015 by Mark Scott
The prime contractor responsible for initial problems with Maryland’s healthcare insurance exchange has agreed to pay the state and federal read more

One of The Strongest Paid Sick Leave Policies In The Nation Becomes Law in Montgomery County

July 13, 2015 by Mark Scott
Working Families in Montgomery County got a big boost when County Executive Ike Leggett signed a new paid sick leave read more
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