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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

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

Rising Incomes in the State Still Leave Too Many Marylanders Behind

September 23, 2016 by Christopher Meyer
Last year, typical Maryland families saw their largest income gains since the Great Recession. At the same time, about one read more

A $15 Minimum Wage Would be Good for Maryland Workers and Boost the Economy

May 23, 2016 by MDCEP
Many hardworking Maryland families struggle to pay bills and put food on the table because they are not paid enough read more
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