income inequality

Maryland’s State Tax Policies Reduce Some Inequality but Have a Long Way to Go

February 7, 2017 by Ellen Hutton
State tax policies often are a culprit in increasing income inequality. Maryland now ranks 24th in the nation for income read more

New Laws Move Maryland Forward

October 3, 2016 by Kali Schumitz
When new laws went into effect on Saturday, our state took some important steps forward in creating a more vibrant read more

Maryland Threatens Broad Prosperity by Weakening Estate Tax

May 11, 2016 by Kali Schumitz
Maryland has more millionaires per capita than any other state, and asks less of them when it comes time to read more

We could make every day Mother’s Day by addressing the high cost of child care

May 9, 2016 by Kristina Li
On Mother’s Day we recognized and honored the women in our lives who have always supported us. With another celebration read more

To Support a Strong Economy, All Marylanders Must Pay Their Fair Share in Taxes

April 18, 2016 by Kristina Li
Maryland’s success today is due to our past public investment in good schools, a strong transportation system and other building read more

A Giveaway to the Wealthiest is not “Tax Relief for Everyone”

March 17, 2016 by Benjamin Orr
Some Maryland senators are advocating for tax giveaways to the wealthy and calling it “tax relief for everyone.” As appealing read more

Accelerating Millionaire Estate Tax Exemption Could Harm State Services

March 2, 2016 by MDCEP
Position Statement Opposing Senate Bill 847 Given before the Senate Budget and Tax Committee The estate tax helps make sure read more

Ensuring Equal Wages Will Help Women Support Their Families, Local Economy

March 1, 2016 by MDCEP
Position Statement in support of House Bill 1003 Given before the Economic Matters Committee Prohibiting employers from paying lower wages read more

Women in Maryland Pay More in Taxes as a Share of Their Incomes

December 30, 2015 by Mark Scott
Because women in Maryland typically earn less than men, they are more likely to pay a higher percentage of their read more

More Marylanders Struggling to Make Ends Meet Despite Growth in Top Incomes

September 17, 2015 by Mark Scott
Although incomes have been on the rise for the past decade, many Marylanders are struggling and have not shared in read more
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