minimum wage

After Major Victory on Paid Sick Days, a Minimum Wage Increase is the Best Way to Support Working Marylanders

January 19, 2018 by Shamekka Kuykendall
Hundreds of thousands of Marylanders will soon be able to earn sick days, thanks to state lawmakers that overturned the read more

What We’re Watching in the 2018 Legislative Session

January 10, 2018 by Ellen Hutton
Photo by K Whiteford As the 2018 General Assembly session begins today, policymakers will be facing decisions that will have read more

‘Trickle-Up’ Economic Policies Put People to Work

November 9, 2017 by Shamekka Kuykendall
Maryland’s success as a state is built on the past policy choices we have made that allow us to invest read more

Maryland’s Economy Is Making Progress, but Too Many Are Still Locked Out

September 20, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
Many families in Maryland saw their standard of living improve in 2016, according to census data released last week. At read more

For Many Marylanders, Prosperity is Still Out of Reach

August 28, 2017 by Ellen Hutton
Marylanders overall tend to fare better financially than the average American, according to the latest Prosperity Now Scorecard. However, even read more

Scheduled Minimum Wage Bump Helps Working Marylanders, Doesn’t Go Far Enough

June 29, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
Many of Maryland’s lowest-paid workers will get a pay raise Saturday thanks to a scheduled increase in the state’s minimum read more

A $15 Minimum Wage Would Benefit 1.3 Million Marylanders and Strengthen our Economy

March 15, 2017 by MDCEP
Position Statement Supporting Senate Bill 962 with Amendment Given before the Senate Finance Committee Many hardworking families across Maryland struggle read more

Maryland Lawmakers Can Improve Economic Security for Women

March 8, 2017 by Kali Schumitz
While women in Maryland are better off financially than their counterparts in other states, on average, they still only earn read more

A $15 Minimum Wage Would Benefit 1.3 Million Marylanders and Strengthen our Economy

March 7, 2017 by MDCEP
Position Statement Supporting House Bill 1416 with Amendment Given before the House Economic Matters Committee Many hardworking families across Maryland read more

Raising Local Minimum Wages to $15 Brings Big Benefits, Statewide Action Would Do More

January 18, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
Despite several years of modest growth since the Great Recession, the benefits of our state’s improving economy are still out read more
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